Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Irish Gold'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Irish Gold
Additional cultivar information:(aka Grandpa Dickson)
Hybridized by Dickson
Registered or introduced: 1966
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium yellow (my)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Munford, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 30, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in Northern Ireland, and introduced in the United States. Won the following awards:

Belfast Gold Medal in 1968
Court of Show Honor in 2000, and 2001
King of Show twice in 1999
PIT President's International Trophy in 1965
Portland Gold Medal in 1970
Princess of Show in 2000
RNRS Gold Medal in 1965
The Hague Gold Medal and the Golden Rose in 1966

Parentage:
Seed: Kordes' Perfecta Governador Braga da Cruz
Pollen: Piccadilly