Rosa ‘Traviata’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France by Meilland in 1998.

Corolla with 41-80 dark red petals. Strong perfume of apple.

Good resistance to rose black spots.

Variety denomination : MEIlavio, MEIviola

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Porta Nigra’ × ‘Paola’

Pollen : ‘William Shakespeare’

Awards :

1997 - Monza Silver Medal


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