'Prestige de Lyon' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEInimoExhibition name: Regatta
Light pink, salmon-pink shading, pink reverse. Strong, raspberry, spice fragrance. 40 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Large, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
United States - Patent No: PP 8,390 on 28 Sep 1993 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/921,065 on 29 Jul 1992
Participated in the 1990 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)