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'Sparkle & Shine' rose Description
'Sparkle & Shine' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Northland Rosarium
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Deep yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: Wekjunjuc
Exhibition name: Sparkle & Shine
Origin:
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2009).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2012 as 'Sparkle & Shine'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2014 as 'The Golden Child'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow.  Moderate, apple, licorice fragrance.  30 to 41 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, rounded, upright.  Medium, glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 5' 7" to 6' 7" (170 to 200 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 24,726  on  5 Aug 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,323  on  19 Nov 2012
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKlezpat’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 17,175) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKvossutono’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,473).... The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.
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