Rose (Rosa 'Tropical Sunset') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Tropical Sunset'
'MACtaurang'
'Marvelle'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Yellow/orange blend, striped
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Samuel Darragh McGredy IV, 1998
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and orange
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Louise Gardner x Port Ludlow

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Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2007-06-07
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Location: So.CalifDate: 2004-marchTropical Sunset
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Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: So.CalifDate: 2004-marchTropical Sunset
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Date: 2017-09-29
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2007-06-07
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Date: 2014-12-05Photo courtesy of: T.Kiya
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wonderful photo! by pirl May 16, 2015 9:34 AM 3
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
What are your favorite roses this year? by Canadian_Rose Sep 24, 2018 8:21 PM 19
August 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 13, 2016 9:18 AM 181
November 2015, photos and chat by CindiKS Dec 5, 2015 5:24 AM 76
Can't find the huge multicolored rose I had in my garden at last house. by Lmpajot Oct 5, 2014 8:02 PM 16
October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
Rose ID Please - Yellow and Orange striped rose by Snickers9584 Nov 7, 2013 11:31 AM 12
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