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'Sunstar ®' rose Description
'Sunstar ® (floribunda, Kordes 1997/2007)' rose photo
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Light yellow Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Sunstar ®
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Mattocks Roses / Notcutts as 'Strikes Gold'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC as 'Lone Star'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2007 as 'Sunstar'.
Light yellow.  Mild, wild rose fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy, upright.  Glossy, medium green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 32" (up to 80cm).  Width: up to 20" (up to 50cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 20,700  on  2 Feb 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/228,863  on  15 Aug 2008
Inventors: Kordes; Wilhelm (Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, DE)
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1998. The crossing was between `TANeitber` and an `un-named seedling`.