Rosa ‘Clair Matin’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Floribunda with 4-11 petals, pale pink with more intense nuances, created in France in 1960 by Marie-Louise Meilland.

Up to 3.5 m in height as a climber, but cultivable also as shrub.

Variety denomination : MEImont

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Fashion’

Pollen : ( ‘Independence’ × ‘Orange Triumph’ ) × ‘Phyllis Bide’

Awards :

1960 - Bagatelle ( Paris ) : Médaille d’Or

1998 - Climber : Bradenton-Sarasota Rose Society

1999 - Climber : Augusta Rose Society - Charleston Low Country Rose Society - Illinois/Indiana District - Marion County Rose Society - Northeastern Illinois Rose Society - Tenarky District

2000 - Climber : Cleveland County Rose Society - Greater Saginaw Rose Society- Mid-Hudson Rose Society - Pikes Peak Rose Society - Rowan Rose Society

2001 - Climber : ARS Fall National - Charlotte Rose Society - Combined Chicagoland Rose Society - Fox River Valley Rose Society - Gateway Rose Society - Golden Isles Rose Society - Milwaukee Rose Society - Patrick Henry Rose Society - Tampa Rose Society - Tenarky District

 

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