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'MEIger' rose Description
'Baccará ® (Hybrid Tea, Meilland, 1954)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JDR-ID159686
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
51 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIger
Exhibition name: Baccará ®
Origin:
Bred by Francis Meilland (France, 1954).
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1956 as 'Baccará'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1957 as 'Baccará'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1958 as 'Baccará'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Geranium-red.  Mild fragrance.  72 to 82 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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 1,367  on  22 Mar 1955   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
'Baccará®' became public domain in 1974 after having produced 25 million plants.