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'Tahitian Sunset ™' rose Description
'Tahitian Sunset ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACgodde
Exhibition name: Tahitian Sunset ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2004).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2006 as 'Tahitian Sunset'.
Hybrid Tea.   (Series: New Generation Roses ® Collection)  
Apricot, pink edges.  Apricot yellow pink blend upper, same reverse.  Strong, anise, licorice fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Tall, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  prefers full sun.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Excellent blackspot resistance
United States - Patent No: PP 19,004  on  8 Jul 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/585,432  on  23 Oct 2006
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
.... originated by me by crossing an unnamed orange hybrid tea seedling (not patented) (unnamed seedling orange-pink.times.unnamed yellow hybrid tea seedling) with the variety `JACdash` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,659)....Observations made from January 2005 to July 2006 from plants commencing at two years of age grown in a garden environment at Somis, Calif.