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'Autumn Sunblaze ™' rose Description
'Autumn Sunblaze ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Will Radler
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Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: MEIferjac
Exhibition name: Autumn Sunblaze ™
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1995 as 'Autumn Sunblaze'.
Vermilion, red reverse.  None / no fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 10" to 2' (25 to 60 cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.  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).  
Australia - Patent  on  13 Nov 1996
Application No: 96/240   VIEW PBR PATENT
Australia - Application No: 1996/240  on  1996   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 9,652  on  8 Oct 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  9 Nov 1995