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'Tchaikovski' rose Description
'Tchaikovsky ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Moyesii's garden
Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
White, near white or white blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: MEIchibon
Bred by Meilland International (France, 2000).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2003 as 'Tchaikovsky'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2004 as 'Maggie Tabberer'.
Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea, Shrub.  Romantica ™.  
White, yellow center..  Mild to strong fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
United States - Patent  on  29 Jun 2004
Application No: 2003-0041361
PPAF 2003
Named in honor of Maggie Tabberer
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