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'Polly Sunshine' rose Description
'Polly Sunshine' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Shmoopy's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Polyantha.
Registration name: MORgoldpoly
Exhibition name: Polly Sunshine
Origin:
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive in 1999 as 'Polly Sunshine'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 18" (45 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Notes:
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is the first truly yellow polyantha...

Note that Modern Roses 12 database has the parentage as Golden Angel x Seedling
 
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