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'Sunny South' rose Description
'Sunny South' rose photo
Photo courtesy of HubertG
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sunny South
Exhibition name: Sunny South
Bred by Alister Clark (1864-1949) (Australia, 1917).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Sunny South'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Rose-pink, carmine-red shading.  Pink, flushed with carmine on a yellow base.  Strong fragrance.  15 to 20 petals.  Large, single to semi-double, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright.  
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge, landscape or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Proceeds from the sale of this rose were donated to the National Rose Society of Victoria.
'Sunny South' was an extremely popular hedge rose in Victoria. It dropped its [square-ish] petals cleanly, and set few hips.
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