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'Perfume Beauty ™' rose Description
'Perfume Beauty ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIniacin
Exhibition name: Perfume Beauty ™
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, before 1990).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1991 as 'Fragrant Lady'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  36 to 43 petals.  Average diameter 5.25".  Very large, moderately full, borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Upright.  Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 39" to 43" (100 to 110 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,819  on  10 Mar 1992   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/580,261  on  10 Sep 1990
According to Ross Roses, this rose was selected by the Mary Potter Foundation to benefit Hospice care.