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Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Plants of Merit: Autumn Sunset

  • Autumn Sunset blooms turn from apricot to shades of orange and yellow.

    Sandra Schumacher

    Autumn Sunset blooms turn from apricot to shades of orange and yellow.

WHAT: The rose Autumn Sunset is a gorgeous addition to any border or rose garden.
The range of color is one of its greatest attributes as it is transformed from apricot-colored buds to flowers blended with orange and yellow.
It can be treated as a small climber or a large upright shrub. This rose is resistant to disease.
SUN OR SHADE: Plant this and other roses where they will receive five to six hours of direct sun.
SIZE: 8 by 8 feet.
SEE IT: At the WSU Snohomish Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville.
Source: Sandra Schumacher
Story tags » Gardening

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