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'Sunshine Daydream' rose Description
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Light yellow Grandiflora.
Bred by Michèle Meilland Richardier (France, before 2006).
Introduced in United States by Regan Nursery in 2011 as 'Sunshine Daydream'.
Introduced in Germany by BKN Strobel GmbH & Co. KG in 2013 as 'Raffaello'.
Introduced in Japan by Keisei Rose Nurseries Inc. in before 2017 as 'André Grandier'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2020 as 'Moon Glow'.
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Butter-yellow, lighter edges, ages to cream .  Buttercream yellow.  Mild fragrance.  33 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, rounded.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 5½' (165cm).  Width: up to 4½' (up to 135cm).
Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 23,551  on  23 Apr 2013   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/067,926  on  7 Jul 2011
Inventors: Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the ‘Bucbi’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,225) and the ‘Meipsilon’ variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the ‘Meironsee’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,496).
Source: Website Alterarosa. Participant in 2011 competition.
Breeder from competition documentation. US patent states Alain Meilland as breeder.

[Source: Andre Grandier
Andre Grandier
'André Garnier' is a synonym for the Japanese market.
"André Grandier" is the imaginary 18th century hero of the manga series "The Rose of Versailles" by Riyoko Ikeda.]