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'McGredy's Sunset' rose Description
'McGredy's Sunset' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: McGredy's Sunset
Exhibition name: McGredy's Sunset
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Davidson McGredy III (Ireland, before 1934).
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1936 as 'McGredy's Sunset'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1938 as 'McGredy's Sunset'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow, scarlet shading, butter-yellow reverse.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 40 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Glossy foliage.  
Height of 30" (75 cm).  Width of 30" (75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 317  on  7 Mar 1939   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses for 2000-2001 describes the color of the blooms of McGredy's Sunset as orange markings on a yellow background.