'MEIlanein' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name:
MEIlaneinExhibition name: Charles de Gaulle ®
Lilac. Strong fragrance. 30 to 38 petals. Full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright. Medium green, leathery foliage.
Height: 31" to 39" (80 to 100cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. heat tolerant. prefers dry climates. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
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Most of the world knows it as 'Charles de Gaulle', in memory of the great French statesman -- but New Zealand rosarians prefer to honor one of their own heroes, the writer Katherine Mansfield. Charles de Gaulle became Premier of France on 1 June 1958. Katherine Mansfield was born 14 October 1888.