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'Caroline de Monaco ®' rose Description
'Caroline de Monaco ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIpierar
Exhibition name: Caroline de Monaco ®
Origin:
Bred by Meilland International (France, before 1988).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1993 as 'Caroline de Monaco'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream.  Mild fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 31" to 35" (80 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: 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 7,622  on  20 Aug 1991   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/483,020  on  21 Feb 1990
Notes:
Princess Caroline of Monaco was born on January 23, 1957.


Participated in the 1988 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Cameo Cream was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.