'Sunbird' rose Description
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Yellow blend. Yellow-orange blend changing to yellow-pink, fading to pink and white blend. Mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 18" to 30" (45 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 11. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot . Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).