'MEIger' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.Registration name:
MEIgerExhibition name: Baccará ®
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Geranium-red. Mild fragrance. 72 to 82 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Rounded buds.
Bushy, upright. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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) .
The variety 'MEIger' became public domain in 1974 after having produced 25 million plants.