The Tuscan Sun rose is a Floribunda type rose that produces very beautiful flowers in an interesting apricot blend color.
Sometimes considered orange roses, the tones on this rose are much warmer and softer.
As with most Floribunda roses, this one also produces it's beautiful flowers in clusters.
It produces large clusters of blooms all season long on a bush with healthy, glossy green foliage.
It makes a nice rose to use as a hedge or in a border.
Hybridizer Dr. Kieth W. Zary (United States) 2001
Blooms Apricot blend bloom size of 4" Flowers have 26-40 petals
Growth Habits Medium size bush is well branched, grows upright 4-5'
Foliage Medium size foliage is dark green and semi-glossy
Fragrance Mild Fragrance (spice)
Hardy Zones Zones 6-10
This rose was introduced in the U.S. in 2004 by Jackson & Perkins as "Tuscan Sun"
It is a well-branched, upright growing bush that becomes a beautiful rose bush for the garden. (Especially if you plant a group of 2 or 3 together, or plant them in a row for a magnificent hedge or border.
You can even plant them in a large container.
This rose LOVES to bloom! It shows off continually all through the growing season.
The pointed, ovoid, bronze colored buds open to high centered, hybrid tea form blooms in a most interesting coppery, apricot/pink blend color. The color has hues of apricot, orange, burnt umber and rose. (Very warm and soft)
This is a great rose for cutting, the beautiful color of the flowers along with the sweet spice scent, (allspice and cloves) make for a beautiful bouquet.
It is resistant to rust and powdery mildew, but susceptible to black spot!
This is a rose for warmer climates. It can take the heat and/or humidity well.
Often used as a landscape rose, Tuscan Sun rose makes a nice hedge, or foundation planting.
Be sure to cut those blooms to enjoy them not only outside, but in the house as well!