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'Queen Mary 2 ™' rose Description
'Queen Mary 2 ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AlisonP
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Meifaissel
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Star Roses (Pennsylvania) in 2005.
Introduced in Australia by Wagner's Rose Nursery in 2016 as 'Brilliance'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White or white blend. [White.]  Mild to strong, strong, apricot or peach, fruity, rose, sweet fragrance.  26 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Semi-glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 39" to 5' 11" (100 to 180 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 2b through 8b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape.  Very hardy.  very vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,951  on  8 Aug 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/034,250  on  13 Jan 2005
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