'Soncy' is a beautiful yellow Bermuda Mystery Rose that is rather similar in appearance to 'Perle des Jardines'. It makes a small bush that blooms freely, particularly in the spring and fall.
'Soncy' blooms are medium-sized (2-1/2" - 3"). They open medium-yellow and fade to a lighter shade in the sunlight.
'Soncy' has medium-green leathery foliage that is slightly glossy. The new foliage is a beautiful coppery color when it first emerges.
'Soncy' is one of the Bermuda Mystery Roses, probably a Tea rose, that bears a strong resemblance to 'Perle des Jardines'. It repeat blooms with particularly good displays in the spring and fall.
'Soncy' is a Bermuda Mystery Rose, and its breeder and date of introduction are not known.
Unknown [ Bermuda ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 5 ' to 6 ' Width: 3 ' to 3 '
'Soncy' forms a small to medium-sized compact bush, 3' - 5' in height.
The foliage is medium-green and glossy.
R - Repeat. 'Soncy' starts blooming in mid-spring and repeats in cycles throughout the growing season. Its spring and fall displays are particularly nice.
| Flower Size: 2.50" to 3.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 3 Petal Count: 30 to 35 |
'Soncy' flowers are medium-sized (2-1/2" - 3"). They are very double with muddled petals at the center.
LY - Light Yellow. 'Soncy' blooms open medium-yellow from butter-yellow buds, and fade to ivory in the sunlight as the blooms age.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
MF - Moderately Fragrant. 'Soncy has a moderate tea fragrance.
Zones 7 - 9
'Soncy' is disease free and tolerant of poorer soils. Unlike 'Perle des Jardines', 'Soncy' does not have any tendency to ball in humid weather. Its stems are nearly thornless, with a few priclkes under the blooms.
'Soncy' is easily propagated from cuttings.
'Soncy', like many roses, takes a year or two to get its roots well established, and the display of flowers seems to get better and better with every year.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 10.