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'Sunny South' rose Description
'Sunny South' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sunny South
Exhibition name: Sunny South
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1918).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, carmine-red shading.  Pink, flushed with carmine on a yellow base.  Strong fragrance.  15 to 20 petals.  Large, single to semi-double, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright.  
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge, landscape or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Proceeds from the sale of this rose were donated to the National Rose Society of Victoria.
'Sunny South' was an extremely popular hedge rose in Victoria. It dropped its [square-ish] petals cleanly, and set few hips.
 
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