'Sunset' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Brian M. Acosta
Apricot or apricot blend Tea.
Registration name: Sunset
Orange - yellow, pink shading. Strong fragrance. 50 to 60 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, long sepals, long buds.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
'Sunset' in commerce now is not the original rose.
The original 'Sunset' had deeply serrated foliage, similar to its parent.