'Royal Sunset' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Royal Sunset
Exhibition name: Royal Sunset
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.
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.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing, upright. Large, leathery foliage.
Height of 8' to 15' (245 to 455 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.