Rosa ‘Sutter’s Gold, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Originated in the USA around 1950 as a climbing sport of ‘Sutter’s Gold’, a Hybrid Tea created by Herbert C. Swim.

Yellow petals, powdered and shaded in orange-pink, with an intense perfume.

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Sutter’s Gold’

Parentage of ‘Sutter’s Gold’ :

‘Charlotte Armstrong’ × ‘Signora’

Awards (‘Sutter’s Gold’):

1946 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1948 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Médaille d’Or

1949 - Geneva Gold Medal

1950 - All-America Rose Selection

1966 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award

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