'Sunblest' rose Description
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sunblest
Exhibition name: Sunblest
Deep yellow. None to mild fragrance. 30 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Light green foliage.
Height of 3' to 4¼' (90 to 130 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. 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.
Fryer's Roses says Sunblest is probably the most successful yellow Hybrid Tea of recent years. This rose has superbly formed flowers of bright unfading yellow...