Rose (Rosa 'Sunshine 1927') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Polyantha
Extra Color Info: Orange-gold blend, aging to cream
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Marcel Robichon, 1927
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Orange and yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: George Eiger x William Allen Richardson
Child plants: one child plant

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