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'Amstelveen' rose Description
'Douceur Normande ®' rose photo
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Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: MEIpopul
Exhibition name: Douceur Normande ®
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, before 1992).
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1993 as 'Coral Meidiland'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Scarlet.  None to mild fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped, rounded, ruffled bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Small, glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  

Height: 28" to 35" (70 to 90cm).  Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, garden or landscape.  Shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Australia - Patent No: AU489P  on  25 Aug 1995
Application No: 1992/125  on  14 Aug 1992   VIEW PBR PATENT
Arose from the controlled pollination of 'Meinececa' [by 'Lili Marlene']. Bred by Alain Meilland of SNC Meilland et Cie, Antibes, France.
'Meipopul' was first sold in France on 1st May 1992.
France - Application  on  1992
South Africa - Patent  on  1992
United States - Patent No: PP 9,777  on  7 Jan 1997   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/555,726  on  9 Nov 1995
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the `Korimo` variety (non-patented in the United States) and the `Lenwich` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) of the new variety was the product of the cross of the `Temple Bells` variety (non-patented in the United States) and the `Moorcap` variety (also known as `Red Cascade`, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 3,962).
Some difference of opinion about parentage, see References.
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