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'Tequila Sunrise' rose Description
'Tequila Sunrise' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DICobey
Exhibition name: Tequila Sunrise
Bred by Patrick Dickson (1926-2012) (United Kingdom, before 1986).
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow and red, red edges.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 30" to 32" (75 to 80 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
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) .  
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.
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.