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'MEcert' rose Description
'Concerto (floribunda, Meilland, 1953)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by Francis Meilland (1912-1958) (France, 1953).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1955 as 'Concerto'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Geranium-red.  Mild fragrance.  12 to 17 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,244   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
A different parentage is quoted in the 1955 reference.