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'Dee-Lish' rose Description
'Dee-Lish' rose photo
Photo courtesy of GShellrude
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
52 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Exhibition name: Dee-Lish
Origin:
Bred by Meilland International (France, before 2005).
Introduced in France by Meilland International as 'Forget-Me-Not'.
Introduced in France by Meilland Richardier in 2005.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Crimson.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  50 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Grey-green, maroon highlights foliage.  
Height of 31" to 4' 11" (80 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5a through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2009/192  on  2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
European Union - Application No: 2007/1414
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Elbflorenz = Florence of the Elbe river (a name for Dresden)

Ploidy counted December 22, 2016 by David Zlesak (root-tip squash method)