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'Morden Sunrise' rose Description
'Morden Sunrise (Shrub, Collicutt, 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Alberta Bell's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
49 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Shrub.
Origin:
Bred by Lynn M. Collicutt (Canada, 1991). Bred by Campbell G. Davidson (Canada, 1991).
Class:
Shrub.  Parkland Series Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Flowers dark orange with yellow base opening to orange with bright yellow.  Strong, opinions vary fragrance.  12 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 28" (70 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Very hardy.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 13,969  on  15 Jul 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/826,366  on  5 Apr 2001
Notes:
The first hardy yellow rose in the Canadian series. Lineage supplied by Larry Dyck, Morden Station.