'Alpine Sunset ®' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Alpine Sunset ®
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong fragrance. 30 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Some question about parentage, see References
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is synonymous with Irish Gold
Armstrong Garden Centers describes the color of the flowers as pink with a warm yellow base...