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'Charles Aznavour ®' rose Description
'Charles Aznavour ®' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIbeausai
Exhibition name: Matilda ®
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1988).
White or white blend, pink edges.  The blossoms are chrome yellow suffused and edged with neyron rose..  None / no fragrance.  24 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy, compact, mounded, spreading.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
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.