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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Francis Meilland'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Francis Meilland
Additional cultivar information: (PP19970; aka Pretty WomanŽ, Prince JardinierŽ, Schloss Ippenburg, MEItroni)
Hybridized by Meilland; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Hybrid Tea

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral 80s_child On Sep 19, 2013, 80s_child from Hayward, CA wrote:

This is beautiful rose,LARGE FORMAL CREAMY WHITE-ISH BLOOMS WITH STRONG FRAGRANT,Just Rich,BOLD & Beautiful HT Rose & BEST of all >> Disease FREE!
BUT with 2 >> problems,
1.Gets real TALL, HIGH as almost 7 foot tall ,with VERY LONG CANES ... Needs punning more often!!~!
2. when is done with full bloom , after couple days,.Pedals start loosing up & blown away by breeze, Pretty quick...DON'T last long .... BUT gives u LARGE FULL DOUBLE SIZE WHITE ROSE WITH hint of light pink.. SUCH AS IN SUMMER IS PURE WHITE!
VERY STRONG FRAGRANT, Lovely & beautiful BIG & BOLD delicious creamy looking rose , BUT sad thing about it,..BLOWN away quickly :(


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

Hayward, California
Echo, Louisiana

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