'Sun Flare' rose Description
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Medium yellow Floribunda.Registration name: JACjemExhibition name:
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.
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).
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).
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