'Winter Sunset' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: Winter Sunset
Shrub. Buck Roses Collection.
Orange and yellow. Mild fragrance. 40 petals. Double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
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'...