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'Prairie Sunrise' rose Description
'Prairie Sunrise (Shrub, Buck, 1992)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, before 1992).
Introduced in United States by Sam Kedem Nursery & Garden Historic Archive (business is closed) in 1997 as 'Prairie Sunrise'.
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
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.  
Medium, bushy, compact.  Large, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Sam Kedem says that in the quest for a Century Rose, this one is a runner-up.
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