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PlantFiles: Hybrid Rugosa Rose
Rosa 'Topaz Jewel'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Topaz Jewel
Additional cultivar information: (PP06793, aka MORyelrug, Rustica 91, Yellow Dagmar Hastrup)
Hybridized by Moore; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Hybrid Rugosa

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Bloom Color:
Medium yellow (my)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


Patent Information:

Other Details:
Resistant to black spot
Resistant to mildew
Resistant to rust
Avoid chemical sprays
Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive soldiersong On Aug 31, 2008, soldiersong from North Plains, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Trade name Rosa rugosa 'Topaz Jewel' is a hybrid rugosa which grows in my 8b garden 4' x 3' and has almost continuous yellow double blooms. It has not been bothered by our many deer and has been trouble free for the three years I've grown it in full sun with average moisture.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jul 8, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in the United States. Won the Classic Shrub Rose award in 1999, and again in 2000, and the Modern Shrub Rose award from the Del-Chester Rose Society in 2000.

Seed: Golden Angel
Pollen: Belle Poitevine


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Golden Lake,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Freehold, New Jersey
Olympia, Washington

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