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'Jean Cocteau ®' rose Description
'Jean Cocteau ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIkokan
Exhibition name: Jean Cocteau ®
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 2007).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) in 2009 as 'Jean Cocteau'.
Introduced in Germany by BKN Strobel GmbH & Co. KG in 2011 as 'Charleston'.
Introduced in United States by Edmunds' Roses in 2011 as 'Tequila Supreme'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2021 as 'Jodi Lee'.
Orange-pink, ages to lighter .  Copper and Ochre finishing lighter.  None to mild fragrance.  25 to 27 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very double, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, ruffled, scalloped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 4½' (135cm).  Width: 4' (120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 21,271  on  7 Sep 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/585,551  on  17 Sep 2009
Inventors: Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the `Macivy` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,362). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the product of the cross of the `Meigekanu` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 6,384) and the `Delge` variety (non-patented in the United States.