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Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Meitravia'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Meitravia
Additional cultivar information:(PP16890, aka Pink Traviata)
Hybridized by Aiello/Meyer/Tuszynski
Registered or introduced: 2005
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Hybrid Tea


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:




Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Stems are very thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Memphis, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 30, 2010, monniemon from Lansdale, PA wrote:

my neighbor purchased this plant for me last season. When she bought it home i thought how lovely a rose this is. Pink Traviata has vastly become one of my favorite roses among my garden of 78 roses, iam so glad i made room for it last season. It is a very aggresive grower, but is taller than the description on this site, it is now over 5ft tall and is only 2 seasons old, the spread so far is approx 3-4ft. I have had to attach it to a trelis, it has a tall upright but bushy growing habit, much like a climber. very little black spot, resistant to mildew. Came through the winter (zone 6, PA) with no problem (winter Hardy for this zone)! I only mulch to protect my roses. Had very little dieback, i mostly prunned to control the growth. I have it planted next to Lovers Lane which is 3 seasons ... read more