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'Meilland's Rose Kurfürstendamm ®' rose Description
'Passionate Kisses' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIzebul
Exhibition name: Passionate Kisses
Bred by Michèle Meilland Richardier (France, before 1998).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) in 1998 as 'Passionate Kisses'.
Carmine-pink, pink reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  

Height: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape.  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 -
PPAF 2002
Participated in the 1998 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)

Source: Jardin de France
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