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Rosa ‘Goldfinch’

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  • Rosa ‘Goldfinch’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Rosa ‘Goldfinch’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Height1.35m
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourDeep yellow
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Rosa ‘Goldfinch’. A vigorous, arching Wichuraiana rambler rose producing mildly fragrant, pale sulphur yellow flowers with darker buds, sometimes streaked with red, like the eponymous goldfinch. Flowers in mid-summer and will repeat flower if pruned heavily after the first flush. Bright, rich green leaves.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Fragrance, cutting bed, ornamental

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  • Rosa ‘Goldfinch’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Prune heavily after the first flush of flowers to achieve repeat flowering.

Propagation

By budding in summer or by hardwood cuttings in autumn. Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Healthy and disease free

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