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PlantFiles: Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Carefree Sunshine'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Carefree Sunshine
Additional cultivar information: (aka RADsun)
Hybridized by Radler; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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Class:
Shrub

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
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)

Bloom Color:
Medium yellow (my)

Bloom Shape:
Semi-double

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Patented

Other Details:
Susceptible to mildew
Stems are moderately thorny

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vossner On Feb 10, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

After coveting this rose for nearly 2 years, I finally got it and it is everything I dreamed it would be.

Neutral Gindee77 On May 16, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

I like the blooms on this rose, but it got powdery mildew in my garden last season.

Regional...

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

Forsyth, Georgia
Hampton, Illinois
Wichita, Kansas
Stephenson, Michigan
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Natchez, Mississippi
Poplarville, Mississippi
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Brookings, South Dakota
Germantown, Tennessee
Richmond, Texas
Rowlett, Texas



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