Hybrid tea - Golden apricot blend
1982 AARS winner. Very popular apricot tea.
Height / Habit: 4-6' / Upright, well-branched.
Bloom / Size: Borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to cupped bloom form / 5"
Petal count: 25-30
Parentage: [First Prize x Dr. A. J. Verhage (Golden Wave)]
Fragrance: Mild, sweet, tea
Hybridizer: Jack E. Christensen and Herbert C. Swim - 1981
Comments: Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. One bloom per stem. Long sepals, pointed buds. Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Large, semi-glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage. Vigorous. Heat tolerant. Disease resistant.