'MEIchibon' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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White, near white or white blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: MEIchibon
Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea, Shrub. Romantica ™.
White, yellow center.. Mild to strong fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Tall, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very 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.
United States - Patent on 29 Jun 2004
Named in honor of Maggie Tabberer