Rosa ‘Catherine Deneuve’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson





Created in France by Meilland in 1981, and dedicated to the famous actress.

Apricot-pink flowers, with 20 very perfumed petals. Resistant to diseases but sensitive to cold conditions.

The Principality of Monaco dedicated a postage stamp to it.

Variety denomination : MEIpraserpi

Awards :

1979 – Rome Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1981 – 1st Salon International de la Rose – Monaco


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