'Tropical Sunset ™' rose Description
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACtaurangExhibition name:
Tropical Sunset ™
Yellow, orange-red stripes, light yellow reverse, ages to lighter . Moderate, fruity, spice, sweet fragrance. 17 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped, high-centered, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, pointed buds.
Tall, dense, upright, well-branched. Large, dense, leathery foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: rust 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).
Marvelle - Mactaurang. Nicknamed Tauranga
United States - Patent No: PP 11,484 on 15 Aug 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 3 Dec 1998