Rosa ‘Président Leopold Senghor’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Variety with dark red petals, velvety, created in France in 1979 by Marie-Louise Meilland.

Variety denomination : MEIluminac

Parentage :

Seed : [ ( ‘Scarlet Knight’ × ‘Samourai’ ) × ( ‘Crimson Wave’ × ‘Imperator’) ] × ( ‘Pharaoh’ × ‘Pharaoh’ )

Pollen : ‘Pharaoh’ × ‘Pharaoh’

Awards :

1977 - Lyon Rose Trials : Gold Medal

 

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