Rosa ‘Bettina, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Hybrid Tea


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English translation by Peter Thompson




Another descendant of the famous rose ‘Peace’.

Introduced in France by Meilland in 1958, ‘Bettina Climbing’ is the climbing sport of the Hybrid Tea ‘Bettina’ ( MEIpal ), created in France in 1953 by Meilland.

Flowers with 37 petals, very perfumed in orange pink.

Variety denomination : MEpalsar

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Bettina’.

Parentage of ‘Bettina’ :

Seed : ‘Peace’

Pollen : ‘Madame Joseph Perraud’ × ‘Demain’

Awards :

1959 - Geneva Gold Medal

And for ‘Bettina’ :

1953 - Royal National Rose Society : Trial Ground Certificate


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