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'Sunstruck ™' rose Description
'Sunstruck ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Munsinger & Clemens Gardens-Virginia Clemens Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKsunvoye
Exhibition name: Sunstruck ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2006 as 'Sunstruck'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' 7" to 5¼' (140 to 160 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Large formal flowers, unusual yellow peacock marking on the petal reverse, long stems
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2007/078  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 17,686   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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