Rosa ‘Tendresse’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France in 1982 by Delbard.

Pink petals, with a slight perfume, and the underside in apricot.

It is akin to ‘Grace de Monaco’, the rose created by Meilland for the marriage of the Princess.

Variety denomination : DELjofem

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Michèle Meilland’ × ‘Bayadère’

Pollen : ‘Grace de Monaco’ × ‘Présent Filial’

Awards :

Bagatelle (Paris) : Médaille d’Argent


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