'Sunset Boulevard' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Ron Harris
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Registration name: Sunset Boulevard
Bred by Harkness
(United Kingdom, before 1994).
Salmon-pink. Mild to strong fragrance. Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, cupped, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
European Union - Patent No: 3106 on 2 Jun 1998
Application No: 19970526 on 18 Apr 1997