Rosa ‘Autumn Sunset’

double yellow old-fashioned rose

Outstanding Qualities

Autumn Sunset makes a statement in the garden, due both to its stature and to its beautiful flowers and reddish new shoots and stems. The blossoms of this deciduous shrub rose are fully double and loosely formed - apricot with touches of yellow and orange. Due to its upright habit, this repeat-blooming shrub rose can also be grown as a climber or trained against a wall. Wrap its canes around a pillar or through a trellis or obelisk for a touch of drama in the garden. The stems of 'Autumn Sunset' are long enough to make them suitable for cutting.

Colors & Combos

Great Color Contrasts: rose, lavender, purple

Great Color Partners: burgundy, gold, bronze

Culture Notes

This climbing rose flowers best in full sun with rich well-drained or sandy soil. It is a heavy feeder and benefits from a regular application of fertilizer. Provide regular watering during dry weather to encourage lush growth and repeat flowering. It can be lightly pruned in the late fall or early winter to protect from winter wind damage. Major pruning to develop the shape of the plant should be done in early spring when the leaves are beginning to show green. It has good disease resistance.

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Quick Facts

Plant Type: shrub

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 8 ft. 0 in. (2.44 m.)

Plant Width/Spread: 8 ft. 0 in. (2.44 m.)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 8

Flower Color: orange

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun

Water Requirements: regular watering