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'Caroline de Monaco ®' rose Description
'Cameo Cream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Heidi
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIpierar
Exhibition name: Caroline de Monaco ®
Bred by Meilland International (France, before 1988).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1993 as 'Caroline de Monaco'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Cream.  Mild fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long, pointed buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 31" to 35" (80 to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,622  on  20 Aug 1991   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/483,020  on  21 Feb 1990
Princess Caroline of Monaco was born on January 23, 1957.

Participated in the 1988 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Cameo Cream was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.