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'MEIred' rose Description
'Visa' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Harris, Peter G.
Synonyms:
Visa
HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIred
Exhibition name: Visa
Origin:
Bred by Meilland International (France, 1972).
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Mild fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,452   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Two different parentages reported. See References. 'Lovita' is claimed in the patent, and seems more likely.