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'Sun Flare' rose Description
'Sun Flare' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Amber C.
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
65 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: JACjem
Exhibition name: Sun Flare
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1981).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Sun Flare'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild, licorice fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, compact, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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).  
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: 324  on  5 Aug 1996
Application No: ROS203  on  10 Sep 1985
Breeder's References: 74-2681.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 5,001  on  22 Mar 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,024  on  3 Sep 1981
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