Sunset Celebration Rose flowers
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Height: 6 feet
Spread: 5 feet
Hardiness Zone: 6a
Other Names: Chantoli Rose, Warm Wishes Rose
Group/Class: Hybrid Tea Rose
This variety is sought after for its large, luminous peach-apricot and pink blooms; a prolific early summer bloomer that will continue until fall on tall spreading plants; it has good disease resistance and a tall reaching habit
Sunset Celebration Rose features showy lightly-scented peach flowers with pink overtones at the ends of the branches from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges red in spring. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Sunset Celebration Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Sunset Celebration Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Sunset Celebration Rose will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.