'Tuscan Sun ™' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACthainExhibition name:
Tuscan Sun ™
Floribunda. New Generation Roses ® Collection.
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.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
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.
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.
No. 047 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).