J.P. Connell, introduced in 1987, was the first yellow rose to be released from the Ottawa breeding program. J.P. Connell originated from a cross between the floribunda, Arthur Bell, and an open-pollinated seedling of the hardy shrub rose, Von Scharnhorst.
This photo was taken in my garden in 2007
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