'Autumn Sunset' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber, Shrub.
Apricot, orange blending, golden-yellow blending. Strong, fruity fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, climbing. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 4' 11" to 12' (150 to 365 cm). Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or pillar. Can be trained as a climber. produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
(From the 1997/1998 Edmunds Catalog:) a hardy, fragrant new climber in this color class because there are no others. Apricot gold clusters with a rich, fruity fragrance and wonderful glossy, dark green foliage that is especially resistant to blackspot. It's finally the perfect rose for Midwest and East Coast [US] gardeners that want a yellow climber that will live through the winter. It is a sport of 'Westerland'.