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'Princess Margaret of England' rose Description
'Princess Margaret (hybrid tea, Meilland, 1968)' rose photo
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIlista
Exhibition name: Princess Margaret of England
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, 1968).
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1968.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1970 as 'Princess Margaret'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
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) .  
Princess Margaret of England was born on 21 August 1930.
Princess Margaret of England
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