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'Autumn Sunblaze ™' rose Description
'Autumn Sunblaze ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Shmoopy's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Miniature.
Registration name: MEIferjac
Exhibition name: Autumn Sunblaze ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1995 as 'Autumn Sunblaze'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 10" to 2' (25 to 60 cm).  
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
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
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