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'Fire King' rose References
Website/Catalog  (2012)  

'Meikans', F, or, 1959, (Fire King), [Moulin Rouge × Fashion], Meilland; bud ovoid; flowers fiery scarlet, 2½ in., 48 petals, high-centered, borne in clusters, moderate, musk fragrance; foliage dark, leathery; vigorous, upright, bushy growth
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 242.  
Fire King (MEIkans) Floribunda. Meilland (France) 1958. 'Moulin Rouge' x 'Fashion'... scarlet-red...
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 173.  Includes photo(s).
Fire King (MEIkans) Cluster-flowered. Meilland 1959. Description... brilliant scarlet blooms... prone to mildew... In its day it was a sensational rose. Parentage: 'Moulin Rouge' x 'Fashion'
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 179.  
Fire King Floribunda, fiery scarlet, 1959, (MEIkans); 'Moulin Rouge' x 'Fashion'; Meilland. Description.
Book  (1965)  Page(s) 83.  
Dr. A. S. Thomas, New Roses in Victoria.
Fire King Fl. (Meilland, 1962) Seedling of 'Moulin Rouge' x 'Fashion'. A vivid orange-red variety - lighter and brighter than 'Moulin Rouge', and the florets are bigger and less numerous in each panicle.
Book  (1961)  
p21.  Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW.  New Roses. 
Fire King, Floribunda Vivid orange scarlet large clusters.

p145.  C. H. Isaac. Victoria.  advertisement.  
Fire King Floribunda
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