Rosa ‘Soraya, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Hybrid Tea

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Hybrid Tea descending from ‘Peace’, originating in France in 1960.

A sport of ‘Soraya’ ( MEIjenor ), created in 1955 by Meilland.

Flowers with 30 petals, orange-red, slightly perfumed.

Variety denomination : MEIjenorsar

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Soraya’

Parentage of ‘Soraya’ :

Seed : ‘Peace’ × ‘Floradora’

Pollen : ‘Grand’mère Jenny’

Awards ( ‘Soraya’ ) :

1955 - Lyon Rose Trials : Gold Medal

 

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