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'Moulin Rouge ®' rose Description
'Moulin Rouge ® (floribunda, Meilland, 1951)' rose photo
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Moulin Rouge ® (floribunda, Meilland, 1951)
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (Paolino) (1920-1987) (France, before 1951).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1952 as 'Moulin Rouge'.
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1953 as 'Moulin Rouge'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1955 as 'Moulin Rouge'.
Floribunda, Hybrid Polyantha.  
Vermilion to scarlet, geranium-red shading.  Mild fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy, upright.  Glossy foliage.  

Height: 2' to 32" (60 to 80cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  
Netherlands - Application No: 159
Moulin Rouge, 159, Francis Meilland, Cap d'Antibes (A. M.), Boulevard du Cap (France).
United States - Patent No: PP 1,298  on  24 Aug 1954   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Moulin Rouge
According to the 1952 Geneva trials breeder is Louisette Meilland.