Rosa ‘Iskra’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Climbing Floribunda, created in France in 1970 by Meilland, and known also as ‘Sparkling Scarlet’.

Small clusters with red flowers and a sweet fruity scent.

Variety denomination : MEIhaiti, MEIhati

Parentage :

‘Danse des Sylphes’ × ‘Zambra’

Awards :

1969 - Bagatelle ( Paris ) : Médaille d’Or


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