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'Classic Woman ™' rose Description
'Classic Woman ™' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Meigroupy
Exhibition name: Classic Woman ™
Bred by Meilland International (France, 2007).
Introduced in United States by CP-Meilland Inc/Star Roses (California) in 2007 as 'Classic Woman'.
Introduced in United States by The Conard-Pyle Co. in 2008 as 'Classic Woman'.
Hybrid Tea.  Romantica ™.  
White or white blend.  Mild, rose fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 17,970   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Meilland sells MEIgroupy as a cut rose under the Name Cream Yves Piaget