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'Paul Ricard ®' rose Description
'Paul Ricard ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
56 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEInivoz
Exhibition name: Paul Ricard ®
Origin:
Bred by Jacques Mouchotte (France, before 1993).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1993 as 'Summer's Kiss'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1994 as 'Paul Ricard'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Amber.  Strong, anise, licorice, sweet fragrance.  45 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, rounded bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 4' 11" to 5¼' (150 to 160 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  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:
Australia - Patent No: 1994/128  on  30 Dec 1997
Application No: 1994/128  on  1994   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,001  on  6 Dec 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  10 Nov 1993
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