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'La Sevillana ®' rose Description
'La Sevillana ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
82 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red, pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIgekanu
Exhibition name: La Sevillana ®
Origin:
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, 1978).
Introduced in France by Selection Meilland in 1978 as 'La Sevillana'.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  15 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  Width of 5' (150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for ground cover.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,384  on  8 Nov 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  11 Aug 1986
Notes:
Sets hips in the fall.


May require winter protection in Zone 5 or colder.


Alternative parentage: [('Jolie Madame' x 'Zambra') x 'Super Star'] x 'Rusticana'.