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'Winter Sunset' rose Description
'Winter Sunset (Shrub, Buck, 1992)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
42 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: Winter Sunset
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Griffith J. Buck (United States, before 1992).
Introduced in United States by Sam Kedem Nursery & Garden in 1998 as 'Winter Sunset'.
Class:
Shrub.  Buck Roses Collection.  
Bloom:
Orange and yellow.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  
Notes:
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 28). It is being introduced by Royall River Roses and is an excellent yellow rose for northern gardeners.


In North Creek Farm's 2001 catalog, Suzy Verrier writes that she's not quite sure why this rose has two names -- 'Winter Sunset' and 'Fuzzy Navel'...

 
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