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'MEIchim' rose Description
'Carina (hybrid tea, Meilland, 1963)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Carina
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIchim
Exhibition name: Carina
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 1963).
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  40 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 5' 7" (up to 170 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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 2,378  on  17 Mar 1964   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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