'MEIkanaro' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Light yellow Grandiflora.
Butter-yellow, lighter edges, ages to cream . Buttercream yellow. None / no fragrance. 33 to 35 petals. Average diameter 3.75". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, rounded. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 5½' (165 cm). Width of up to 4½' (up to 135 cm).
Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 23,551 on 23 Apr 2013 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/067,926 on 7 Jul 2011
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the product of the cross of the ‘Bucbi’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,225) and the ‘Meipsilon’ variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the ‘Meironsee’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,496).
Source: Website Alterarosa. Participant in 2011 competition.