'Sunsprite' rose Description
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Deep yellow Floribunda.Registration name: KORresiaExhibition name:
Deep yellow. Strong fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, light green foliage.
Height: 20" to 30" (50 to 75cm). Width: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Prefers cool sites.. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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).
Germany - Patent No: 899 293
United States - Patent No: PP 3,509 on 5 Mar 1974 VIEW USPTO PATENT
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