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'Anthony Meilland' rose Description
'Anthony Meilland' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIbaltaz
Exhibition name: Anthony Meilland
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1990).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1994 as 'Anthony Meilland'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 28" to 4' (70 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,449  on  9 Nov 1993   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/971,603  on  30 Oct 1992
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Notes:
Wayside Gardens says Anthony Meilland has golden yellow blooms and is extemely resistant to powdery mildew...