Yukon Sun, 49th Parallel Collection by Vineland
Block Magazine, Issue 24, September 9, 2022
By Kristina Ljubanovic
“Breeding isn’t for the impatient,” says Travis Banks, who oversees the development of new and enhanced plant varieties at Vineland. For more than a decade, Vineland has been creating new rose varieties that are cold and disease-resistant, designed to thrive above the 49th parallel and each named after a uniquely Canadian phenomenon. Their latest, Yukon Sun—about seven years in the making—is set to drop next year.