'Acapulco Sunset' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Betty Ann
Orange blend. None / no fragrance. 40 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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) . Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.
Australia - Application No: 1999/223 on 1999 VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 11,525 on 26 Sep 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 24 Dec 1998
Parentage according to the patent is: Cherish x unnamed red-flowered Floribunda seedling. TWOaebi was patented as a hybrid tea.