'MEItroni' rose References
Book (2017) Page(s) 58.
Matthias Meilland: In 2013, receiving the last A.A.R.S. rewarding rose which does not require phytosanitary treatment, this variety which was already called ‘Schloss Ippenburg®’ in Germany, ‘Prince Jardinier®’ in the rest of Europe and My Garden® in Japan, was then called during the commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Francis, ‘Francis Meilland’.
Website/Catalog (19 Feb 2015) Includes photo(s).
Father of Peace. Named to honour the breeder of the world’s favourite rose – 'Peace', Francis Meilland is exceptional. Each perfectly formed, high centred, soft shell pink flower is petal filled and exquisitely perfumed with a rich fruit & citrus scent. Its beauty is matched by its robustness, winning the prestigious ADR contest in Germany, this rose has extraordinary disease resistance, almost unheard of in a hybrid tea. Ideal in pot or ground alike. Height: 1.5m.
Francis Meilland, (Meitroni), [(Tanrowisa × Meimalyna) × Harkuly], Meilland; buds large, conical ; flowers soft shell pink, 13-14 cm., very full, cupped, borne singly and in small clusters , strong, fruit and citrus fragrance; recurrent; foliage dark green, semi-glossy, disease-resistant ; prickles numerous, hooked downward ; growth tall