'Sun Sprinkles ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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Deep yellow Miniature.Registration name: JAChalExhibition name:
Sun Sprinkles ™
Deep yellow. Mild, spice, sweet fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, very double, borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Short, compact. Small, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm). Width of 18" to 20" (45 to 50 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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).
United States - Patent No: PP 11,883 on 22 May 2001 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/399,641 on 20 Sep 1999
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Somis and Wasco, Calif. from April 1994 through August 1999.
Someone who grows this rose in Zone 5 reports the plant can get black spot.