Rosa ‘Victor Hugo’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Created in France in 1985 by Marie-Louise Meilland, and known also as ‘Senator Burda’.

Corollas with 26 dark red petals, very perfumed.

Variety denomination : MEIvestal

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Karl Herbst’ × ( ‘Royal Velvet’ × ‘Suspense’ )

Pollen : ‘Erotika’


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