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'Sunstar ®' rose Description
'Sunstar ® (floribunda, Kordes 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of lanling
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Sunstar ®
Origin:
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Mattocks Roses as 'Strikes Gold'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC as 'Lone Star'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2007 as 'Sunstar'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Light yellow.  Mild, wild rose fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, upright.  Glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 20,700  on  2 Feb 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/228,863  on  15 Aug 2008
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