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'Charles Aznavour ®' rose Description
'Charles Aznavour ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Tatiana Dycus
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIbeausai
Exhibition name: Matilda ® (floribunda, Meilland, 1988)
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1988).
White, blush edges.  The blossoms are chrome yellow suffused and edged with neyron rose. (Mimosa clair, bordé de rose vénitien).  None / no fragrance.  24 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Medium, arching, bushy, compact, mounded, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  

Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).  Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape.  Hardy.  vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: 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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,667  on  8 Oct 1991   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/526,897  on  22 May 1990
Singer/songwriter Charles Aznavour was born in Paris, France, 22 May 1924.