ALL AMERICAN ROSE
All-America Rose Selections has selected its newest winner to add to its already-impressive lineup. Living up to its name, Sunshine Daydream is a light yellow Grandiflora, and the first garden rose to win under no spray conditions.
The AARS award recognizes new varieties that are not only beautiful in appearance, but also roses that will be easy to grow and require minimal care by today's busy homeowner.
“The goal of AARS is to identify the best new roses of the year, and this year a single rose made it to the top of the list to receive the prestigious AARS award,” said AARS board president, Henry Conklin. Sunshine Daydream is introduced by Conard-Pyle/Star Roses, internationally recognized for countless AARS Winners, including The Knock Out Rose, Bonica and Peace.
Topping the charts with fantastic bloom production and great vigor, this rose is sure to brighten any garden. A Grandiflora, Sunshine Daydream embodies both great flower color and foliage – with light yellow flowers finishing cream yellow. Its cuplike petals offer the perfect backdrop to its dark green, glossy foliage.
Featuring excellent disease resistance, Sunshine Daydream will appeal to all gardeners and rose enthusiasts. Round, bushy and blooming continuously from spring to early frost, Sunshine Daydream was hybridized by Meilland International, which has a record 18 AARS Winners to its credit, including Carefree Spirit and Elle.
To be chosen as an AARS winner, Sunshine Daydream thrived during two years of comprehensive testing in 21 gardens nationwide. In fact, AARS-winning roses must flourish in 15 categories including the ability to resist disease, overall beauty and general ease of maintenance.
Each winning rose bears the AARS red-rose seal of approval that ensures gardeners the plants will grow beyond expectations with little maintenance.