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'Tequila Sunrise' rose Description
'Tequila Sunrise' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jon Still
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
51 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DICobey
Exhibition name: Tequila Sunrise
Origin:
Bred by Patrick Dickson (1926-2012) (United Kingdom, before 1986).
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow and red, red edges.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 30" to 32" (75 to 80 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1992/026  on  30 Mar 1992   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Tequila Sunrise. Applicant: Colin Dickson.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 763  on  16 Jun 1993
Application No: ROS347  on  17 Oct 1990
Trade Name: Tequilla Sunrise.
Notes:
Fryer's Roses says Tequila Sunrise has flowers that are a striking scarlet and gold. This rose has won numerous International Awards, including the Royal National Rose Society Gold Medal...


Some difference of opinion about Parentage, see References.