Rosa ‘Manou Meilland’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France in 1979 by Marie-Louise Meilland, often bears more than one corolla per branch.

Up to 45 magenta-fuchsia petals, slightly perfumed.

It grows well in all climates, but loves the sun of Provence, where it was born.

Variety denomination : MEItulimon

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’ × ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’

Pollen : ‘Ma Fille’ × ‘Love Song’

Awards :

1979 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Médaille d’Argent

1980 - New Zealand Rose Trials : Gold Medal


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