A tall Hyrbid Tea rose with a very large bloom and strong fragrance.
Suitable for zones 5 - 9
Tall, elegant plant that produces individual fragrant pearl pink flowers on classic long-stems. Repeat blooming throughout the season.
This rose has large, high-centered blooms of soft, shell pink that give off an old rose fragrance. The buds are substantially conical-shaped. An excellent cut flower. Disease resistant.
Francis Meilland® won the Pauline Merrell Award for Best Hybrid Tea at the Biltmore International Rose Trials in May, 2014. A multiple award winner in Europe, it is the 2008 winner of the prestigious ADR contest in Germany where roses are observed for 2 years under no spray conditions. 2013 AARS winner.
Named after world famous rose breeder, Francis Meilland.