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'Sunshine Daydream' rose Description
'Sunshine Daydream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of TammyY
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
46 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Light yellow Grandiflora.
Origin:
Bred by Michèle Meilland Richardier (France, before 2006).
Introduced in United States by Regan Nursery in 2011 as 'Sunshine Daydream'.
Introduced in Germany by BKN Strobel GmbH & Co. KG in 2013 as 'Raffaello'.
Class:
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Butter-yellow, lighter edges, ages to cream .  Buttercream yellow.  None / no fragrance.  33 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, rounded.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 5½' (165 cm).  Width of up to 4½' (up to 135 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 23,551  on  23 Apr 2013   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/067,926  on  7 Jul 2011
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the ‘Bucbi’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,225) and the ‘Meipsilon’ variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the ‘Meironsee’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,496).
Notes:
Source: Website Alterarosa. Participant in 2011 competition.