'Sundowner' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Grandiflora.Registration name: MACcheupExhibition name:
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong fragrance. 35 petals. Average diameter 4". Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 7½' (up to 230 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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) .
New Zealand - Patent No: PP99 on 8 Sep 1980
Application No: ROS093 on 21 Jun 1979
Trade Name: Sundowner. PVR Terminated September 8, 1990.
United States - Patent No: PP 4,309 VIEW USPTO PATENT