Francis Meilland - Star Rose

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FRANCIS MEILLAND

Hybrid Tea

A tall Hyrbid Tea rose with a very large bloom and strong fragrance.

  • Tall
  • Suitable for zones 5 - 9
  • Award winning

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

 Tall, elegant plant that produces individual fragrant pearl pink flowers on classic long-stems. Repeat blooming throughout the season.

GROWTH HABIT

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. 

AWARDS 

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.

ORIGINS

Named after world famous rose breeder, Francis Meilland.

ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

 Rose Type

Hybrid Tea

 Growth Habit

Upright

 Color

Pink

 Fragrance Strength

Strong and fruity

 Flowering

Cupped, fully double

 Flower Size

Large

 Disease Resistance

Good

 Height

6 - 6 1/2 ft

 Width

3 ft

 Hybridizer

Meilland International

 Year of Introduction

2013

 Suitable for zones

Zones 5 - 9

 Petal Count

60 to 65

 Patent

19970