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'La Sevillana ®' rose Description
'La Sevillana ®' rose photo
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Orange or orange-red, pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIgekanu
Exhibition name: La Sevillana ®
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, 1978).
Introduced in France by Selection Meilland in 1978 as 'La Sevillana'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Orange or orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  15 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  Width of 5' (150 cm).
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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,384  on  8 Nov 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  11 Aug 1986
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'.