'Sunny South' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sunny South
Exhibition name: Sunny South
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.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright.
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge, landscape or shrub. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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.