'Tuscan Sun ™' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACthainExhibition name:
Tuscan Sun ™
Floribunda. (Series: New Generation Roses ® Collection)
Orange, deep pink outer petals. Copper and pink. Strong, spice fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm). Width: 32" to 39" (80 to 100cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
Australia - Patent No: AU3672P on 18 Dec 2008
Application No: 2007/070 on 9 Mar 2007 VIEW PBR PATENT
First sold in USA in Jan 2005. First Australian sale Jun 2006.
United States - Patent No: PP 17,083 on 5 Sep 2006 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/139,317 on 27 May 2005
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Agoura Hills, CA)
....originated by me by crossing the variety `MACivy` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,362), with an unnamed pink floribunda seedling (not patented) (`JACship` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,948).times.`JACdew` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 5,122)).....Observations made from January 2003 to August 2004 from plants commencing at three years of age grown in a garden environment at Somis, Calif.
No. 047 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).