'Frederic Mistral ®' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEItebrosExhibition name:
Frederic Mistral ®
Hybrid Tea. (Series: Romantica ™)
Light pink, rose-pink reverse. Flowers venetian pink, reverse suffused rose. Strong, citrus fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: up to 6' (up to 185cm). Width: 35" (90cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Australia - Application No: 1997/026 on 1997 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Application No: 97/026
United States - Patent No: PP 10,004 on 19 Aug 1997 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 4 Sep 1996
Dedicated to Josèp Estève Frederic Mistral (September 8, 1830, Maillane - March 25, 1914 Maillane), French poet and writer in Occitan (Provencal) language