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'Father of Peace' rose Description
'Prince Jardinier ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ericchn
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
111 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Francis Meilland
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1996).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) in 2006 as 'Schloss Ippenburg'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2015.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White.  Strong, citrus, fruity, old rose fragrance.  37 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large buds.  
Habit:
Medium.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 31" to 7' (80 to 215cm).  Width: 2' (60cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or landscape.  Flowers drop off cleanly.  rain tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,970  on  28 Apr 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/822,398  on  5 Jul 2007
Inventors: Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the `Tanrowisa` variety (non-patented in the United States) and the `Meimalyna` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `Harkuly` variety (non-patented in the United States)....
Notes:
Source of breeding year: Jacques Mouchotte
http://www.newplantsandflowers.com/wp-content/uploads/Paper-about-Rosa-‘Meitroni’-Prince-Jardinier-Francis-Meilland-by-Jacques-Mouchotte.pdf

Meilland International has informed HMF that the right brand name in Australia is Francis MEILLAND® Father of Peace.

This rose has been photographed with buds and blooms in the Netherlands in February. Note the photographer's (Jay-Jay) notes