'MEIsocrat' rose Description
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Pink. Strong, apple, opinions vary fragrance. 90 to 100 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, compact. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Produces decorative hips. 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 9,613 on 30 Jul 1996 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/492,134 on 19 Jun 1995
Parentage information comes from the US Patent for this rose. According to the patent, 371 plants were obtained from this cross.