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'Tahitian Sunset ™' rose Description
'Tahitian Sunset ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Happenstance Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
61 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACgodde
Exhibition name: Tahitian Sunset ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2006).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2006 as 'Tahitian Sunset'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot and pink.  Apricot yellow pink blend upper, same reverse.  Strong, licorice fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 5' (150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  prefers full sun.  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:
Excellent blackspot resistance
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,004  on  8 Jul 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT

Hybrid tea rose plant having a strong anise fragrance; complex, attractive
apricot and yellow-pink flower color; vigorous, upright, well-balanced
plant habit; strong foliage resistant to most diseases; strong cutting
stems; and good high centered flower form.



Inventors:
Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Assignee:

Jackson & Perkins Wholesale, Inc.
(Medford,
OR)


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