'Summer Sun' rose Description
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Exhibition name: Summer Sun
Apricot - pink, apricot reverse.. Moderate fragrance. 50 to 60 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Large, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height: 35" to 43" (90 to 110cm). Width: up to 20" (up to 50cm).
Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 22,353 on 20 Dec 2011 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,198 on 15 Oct 2010
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1998. The crossing was between an unnamed seedling and another unnamed seedling.