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'Tuscan Sun ™' rose Description
'JACthain' rose photo
Photo courtesy of William
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
43 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACthain
Exhibition name: Tuscan Sun ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2002).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2004 as 'Tuscan Sun'.
Class:
Floribunda.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot - orange.  Mild, spice fragrance.  up to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2007/070  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 17,083  on  5 Sep 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/139,317  on  27 May 2005
Notes resistant to rust and powdery mildew and susceptible to blackspot under normal growing conditions.
Notes:
No. 047 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).