'Queen Mary 2 ™' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: Meifaissel
Light yellow, orange-pink shading. Strong, apricot or peach, fruity, rose, sweet fragrance. up to 67 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Rounded buds.
Tall, upright. Semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 39" to 5'11" (100 to 180cm). Width: 20" to 2' (50 to 60cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape. Very hardy. very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 16,951 on 8 Aug 2006 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/034,250 on 13 Jan 2005
Inventors: Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the `Meban` variety (non-patented in the United States). The `Meban` variety sometimes is known as the `White Knight` variety. The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the product of the cross of the `Poulari` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,274) and the `Lady Sylvia` variety (non-patented in the United States).
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