'Anthony Meilland' rose Description
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Medium yellow Floribunda.Registration name: MEIbaltazExhibition name:
Yellow. Mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact. Large, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.
Height of 28" to 4' (70 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 8,449 on 9 Nov 1993 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/971,603 on 30 Oct 1992
Wayside Gardens says Anthony Meilland has golden yellow blooms and is extemely resistant to powdery mildew...