Rosa ‘Charleston’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France in 1963 by Meilland.

Corolla comprising 20 yellow petals, shading to a crimson red towards the apex, a shade which becomes more intense with time.

Variety denomination : MEIridge

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Masquerade’

Pollen : ‘Radar’ × ‘Caprice’


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