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'Rise 'n' Shine' rose Description
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Deep yellow Miniature.
Registration name: Rise 'n' Shine
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1977).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1981 as 'Rise 'n' Shine'.
Deep yellow.  Strong, rose, tea fragrance.  25 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, in large clusters bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, rounded, upright, well-branched.  Small, semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Height of 16" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).  
USDA zone 4b through 11.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,231  on  28 Mar 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 805609  on  10 Jun 1977
Inventor: Moore, Ralph S. (Visalia, California)... rich deep yellow color... Parentage: 'Little Darling' (USPP001581) x 'Yellow MAgic'. Variety name: 'Rise 'n Shine'.
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made May 1, 1978 and granted March 25, 1980 (PVR Grant No. 69). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Rise n Shine. This PVR Grant was canceled May 25, 1981.