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'Mrs. Miniver' rose Description
'Mrs. Miniver' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Miniver
Origin:
Bred by Marguerite Denoyel (France, before 1940).
Introduced in France by C. Chambard in 1940 as 'Mrs. Miniver'.
Introduced in France by Roseraies Orard in 1940 as 'Souvenir de Louis Simon'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1944 as 'Mrs. Miniver'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Scarlet - crimson, darker reverse.  Strong fragrance.  up to 20 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Very large, semi-double to double, cupped, open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 725   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage:
Notes:
The patent application shows the hybridizer as Marguerite Denoyel, Venissieux, France.