Rosa ‘Harison’s Yellow’ in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden (currently at of peak color! This sunny hybrid is a real New Yorker, having been bred by its namesake, attorney George Folliott Harison, at his home in Manhattan way back in the.
Harrison's Yellow (Hybrid Foetida) 1830. Also known as the Oregon Trail Rose & the Yellow Rose of Texas, this rose was widely planted in the American West by pioneers and prospectors. Foliage is small & rich green, and the thorny canes are covered in spring with brilliant yellow flowers. Very fragrant, very hardy! Image from Kansas Garden Musings: http://kansasgardenmusings.blogspot.com/2013_05_01_archive.html