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Plants of the UNF Campus

Rosa x ‘Carefree Sunshine’ - Carefree Sunshine rose
Family Rosaceae


Approximately 100 to 200 wild rose species grow naturally around the world in the northern hemisphere. Like most garden roses, this one is complex hybrids of these species. Carefree Sunshine is a vigorous, disease-resistant shrub rose with yellow flowers produced over a long season. It grows three to four feet tall. 


See this plant at the entrance of building 5 and at University Center.


Medium-sized shrub to about four or five feet tall.

Care Instructions:

Light: full sun to part shade

Water: well-drained soil, somewhat drought tolerant

Soil: average garden soil, responds well to fertilizer

In general, roses flower on new growth. Encouraging new growth with irrigation and fertilizer results in more flowers. Keep the foliage as dry as possible to avoid foliage diseases. Good air circulation helps control fungal disease.