'Amalia ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Dark red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIcaufExhibition name:
Dark red. Strong fragrance. 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for container rose, 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 7,718 on 26 Nov 1991 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 22 May 1990
Some sources say 'Amalia' is fragrant, some say it's not.
According to the US patent, the breeder was Meilland, deceased; Marie-Louise