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'Prairie Sunrise' rose Description
'Prairie Sunrise (Shrub, Buck, 1992)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of GShellrude
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, before 1992).
Introduced in United States by Sam Kedem Nursery & Garden in 1997 as 'Prairie Sunrise'.
Class:
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong fragrance.  50 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, quartered, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact.  Large, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
Sam Kedem says that in the quest for a Century Rose, this one is a runner-up.
 
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