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PlantFiles: Grandiflora Rose
Rosa 'Sundowner'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sundowner
Additional cultivar information: (aka MACcheup)
Hybridized by McGredy IV-Edmunds' Roses); Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978

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Class:
Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:
Apricot and apricot blend (ab)
Orange and orange blend (ob)

Bloom Shape:
Double
Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Other Details:
Susceptible to mildew

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive genshiro On Apr 19, 2013, genshiro from Whitby
Canada wrote:

Sundowner is a nice rose. My dad has had one in his garden in Whitby Ontario for several years now and it overwinters nicely here with minimal protection (ie: against a south facing wall).

Positive FLOWER_FANATIC On Apr 12, 2013, FLOWER_FANATIC from Columbus, OH wrote:

UNBELIEVABLE!!! Zone 5. Got this in bare root bag for about $4 in Walmart spring of 2012. I planted bare root in wooden whiskey barrel and then waited . . .When it seemed like this rose wood never form blooms: voila! in July or August I had beautiful deep orange fragrant blooms. It looks a lot like "Cali Sue"'s picture posted here. And added plus: It overwintered just fine in that whiskey barrel uncovered, and is now sending out new leaves. You won't be dissapointed.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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El Mirage, Arizona
San Leandro, California
Columbus, Ohio
Knoxville, Tennessee
Santa Fe, Texas



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