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'Cyrano de Bergerac®' rose Description
'Cyrano de Bergerac®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Light yellow Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Meivanery
Exhibition name: Full Moon Rising ™
Discovered by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1999).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) in 2000 as 'Cyrano de Bergerac'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 2008 as 'Full Moon Rising'.
Introduced in United States by CP-Meilland Inc/Star Roses (California) in 2008 as 'Full Moon Rising'.
Large-Flowered Climber, Shrub.  Romantica ™.  
Light yellow.  Soft yellow to cream.  None to mild, spice, tea rose fragrance.  90 to 100 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, climbing.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 4' 11" to 9' 10" (150 to 300 cm).  Width of 4' 11" (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.  
European Union - Patent No: 26498  on  25 Jan 2010
Application No: 2007/2198  on  2007
United States - Patent No: PP 19,263  on  23 Sep 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/905,489  on  1 Oct 2007

A new and distinct variety of Climbing rose plant is provided which
abundantly forms attractive yellow blossoms having a slight fragrance and
the configuration of an old rose. The plant displays good vigor and good
tolerance to diseases, particularly with respect to Black Spot. The
foliage is very dense and semi-glossy, and contrasts nicely with the
blossom coloration. The new variety is particularly well suited for
growing as attractive ornamentation in the landscape where a climping
rose plant is desired.

Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)

CP Delaware, Inc. (Wilmington, DE)