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'Hawaiian Sunset' rose Description
'Hawaiian Sunset' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Smart
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hawaiian Sunset
Exhibition name: Hawaiian Sunset
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1962).
Introduced in United States by C.R. Burr Co. in 1962 as 'Hawaiian Sunset'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 1966 as 'Hawaiian Sunset'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange, yellow edges.  Moderate fragrance.  45 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Upright, well-branched.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  Vigorous.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,143  on  May 1962   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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