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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIsionver
Exhibition name: Caprice de Meilland ®
Bred by Meilland International (France, 1997).
Hybrid Tea, Shrub.  
Pink.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  Average diameter 4.75".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Australia - Application No: 2001/131  on  2001   VIEW PBR PATENT