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'Scarlet Meidiland' rose Description
'Scarlet Meidiland' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Roses Inc. Green Country
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: MEIkrotal
Origin:
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (France, before 1985).
Introduced in France by Selection Meilland in 1988 as 'Scarlet Meidiland'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Red.  None / no fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 4' 7" (90 to 140 cm).  Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for ground cover.  Shade tolerant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,087  on  26 Jan 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/767,784  on  20 Aug 1985
Notes:
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.