Rosa ‘Charles De Gaulle’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France in 1974 by Marie-Louise Meilland.

Corollas comprising 38 petals, mauve colour, very perfumed.

Variety denomination : MEIlanein

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Sissi’ × ‘Prélude’

Pollen : ‘Kordes’ Sondermeldung’ × ‘Caprice’


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