Tuscan Sun Floribunda Rose

Spicy fragrance adds to the appeal!
Bareroot
Item # 31854
$22.95
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Double apricot blooms have perfect hybrid tea form plus the generosity of a floribunda!

Plant Patent #17,083. Cultivar name: 'JACthain'. Redolent of sweet spices such as cloves and allspice, 'Tuscan Sun' matches the warm hues of its magnificent blooms with heady fragrance and healthy, glossy dark green foliage. A splendid sight in the border, containers, as a hedge, or in the foundation, this is a floribunda to enjoy all summer long.

Introduced in 2007 by American breeder Keith Zary, 'Tuscan Sun' sets masses of pointed buds in large clusters all over well-branched shrubs. The buds burst into high-centered blooms boasting the classic hybrid tea form and stunning color that combines burnt umber, orange, apricot, and rosy tones. Reaching an astonishing 4 inches wide, the flowers have a petal count of 25, and are splendid for cutting.

As impressive as the blooms is the foliage of this shrub. Resistant to powdery mildew and rust, it remains full and lush even in the heat and humidity of summer. Hardy through zone 9b, it is a great choice for gardens where other Roses may have struggled. Plant it fearlessly -- it will drink up the warm weather without dropping a leaf!

'Tuscan Sun' reaches 3 to 4 feet high and 2 1/2 to 3 feet wide. It is compact enough for large containers, yet impressive enough for perimeter plantings, low hedges, and the foundation. We highly recommend this superior landscape rose. Zones 6-10.

Genus Rosa
Variety 'JACthain'
ppaf PP#17,083
ItemForm Bareroot
Zone 6 - 10
BloomStartToEnd Early Summer - Late Summer
Habit Upright
PlantHeight 3 ft - 4 ft
PlantWidth 2 ft 6 in - 3 ft
BloomSize 4 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Needs Deadheading, Repeat Bloomer
BloomColor Dark Apricot, Dark Coral, Dark Orange, Rose, Salmon
BudShape Ovoid, Pointed
FlowerShape Cupped, Double
FoliageColor Dark Green, Glossy
Fragrance Light, Spicy
LightRequirements Full Sun
MoistureRequirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Powdery Mildew, Rust
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Ornamental, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
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I have been a customer for approximately 45 years and have never been disappointed with the quality of any item I have ordered.

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Anyone can grow roses - all that's needed is a spot with 6 hours of sun a day. Roses are even well suited to container growing, so you don't have the excuse of no garden space!

Here's all there is to it!

STEP 1

- When your roses arrive, open the box immediately and soak roots in lukewarm water for 12 to 24 hours. If you can't plant them right away, you may leave them in their boxes for up to a week in a cool, dark place. Sprinkle roots with water every few days. (Please note: You can also grow roses in containers that are at least as big as a bucket.)

STEP 2

- Dig a hole about 18" deep and 24" wide. Make sure it's large enough to give the roots plenty of room to develop after planting. Loosen the soil at the bottom and sides. Build a mound in the center of the hole and set rose on top. For vigorous growth, abundant blooms and lush foliage, try adding Dynamite™ Select Rose Fertilizer to the soil. It promotes more efficient transport of water and nutrients throughout your new rose plant.

STEP 3

- Fill the hole with two thirds of the remaining soil. Add water, let it soak in, then finish filling the hole. Tamp down lightly to remove air pockets and water well. Spread mulch around the plant to suppress weeds and retain moisture. Water 3-4 times a week until leaves begin to grow, weekly thereafter.

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Each rose is hand selected and prepared by seasoned professional rose growers. Our experienced growers are continually evaluating and testing the roses in the fields to ensure maximum rose health.

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If this is the first time your are planting a bare root rose, you may be surprised by their brown roots and dormant stem. However, bare root roses provide the easiest and fastest way of planting roses without the concern of transplant shock.

Bare root roses may appear to be dead upon arrival, but the plants actually have the advantage of being able to focus their energies on strong root development rather than having to support an extensive and stressful growth of leaves right after planting.

Bare root roses are the best option for early-season planting. In fact, late winter is the best time to plant. Our bare root roses are fully established plants that meet the highest industry standards. They arrive dormant, which makes them ideal for planting. The roots get to acclimate to native soil, as opposed to the packaged soil. Of course, since they are not in soil when you get them, there's no mess to contend with.

You can plant your bare root roses earlier in the growing season, since there are no leaves to get nipped back by frost. They can typically be planted as early as six weeks before your area's last frost date in the spring and no later than two weeks after that average date. Since they don't have to provide water to leaves or flowers, they usually establish faster than those that arrive in containers.

Due to the nature of plants and the fact that some are younger than others, there will be some variance in the size of our bareroot roses. However, they have all gone through the same quality inspections in order to make sure they meet the high standards we expect from all of our roses.

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Our roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth utilizing a state-of-the-art wet cooler. By providing a uniform storage temperature just above freezing and employing a fog system to provide a consistent humidity of 100%, we are able to ensure that each of our roses remains fully hydrated and does not come out of its dormancy before leaving our facility. Bare root roses ordered elsewhere often arrive dry and shriveled. Through our exclusive preservation process, Jackson and Perkins is able to provide a fully hydrated premium bare root rose. Prior to entering the shipping container, we carefully wrap the root system to preserve the moisture and to provide a top-quality rose that is in optimal planting condition.

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Our roses are hand budded by professional rose budders to ensure you receive a true-to-variety quality rose. This takes a special skill. These professional hand budders make sure the bud union lives and the rose plant becomes the premium Jackson and Perkins rose variety desired.

At the end of the rose growth cycle, when the rose plant has hardened off and is ready to be harvested, the roses are hand selected according to our top-quality Jackson and Perkins rose standards.