'Manou Meilland ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEItulimonExhibition name:
Manou Meilland ®
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.)