Rose (Rosa 'Yankee Doodle') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Yankee Doodle'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Yellow, shaded with peach
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1965
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1976

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Survived Zone 5, Colorado

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Sep 12, 2014 12:41 PM

This rose has an amazing vase life. I cut 4 blooms off my bush and brought them to my office. Regular tap water in the vase, 74degs. Very minor wilting, no shattering. Highly recommended for vases! They've been in the vase for a week now and still look excellent!

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