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'Manou Meilland ®' rose Description
'Manou Meilland ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEItulimon
Exhibition name: Manou Meilland ®
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (France, before 1977).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1979 as 'Manou Meilland'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Fuchsia / magenta.  Mild to strong fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy.  Matte, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 28" to 31" (70 to 80 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Some variation in parentage, see References.
Participated in the 1977 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
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