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'Royal Sunset' rose Description
'Royal Sunset' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
53 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Royal Sunset
Exhibition name: Royal Sunset
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Dennison H. Morey (United States, 1960).
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Moderate, fruity fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, button-eye, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing, upright.  Large, leathery foliage.  
Height of 8' to 15' (245 to 455 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,072   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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