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Hybrid Tea Rose, Romantica Rose 'Yves Piaget'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Yves Piaget
Additional cultivar information:(PP6895, aka MEIvildo, Queen Adelaide, Royal Brompton Rose, The Royal Brompton Rose, Yves Piaget)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Hybrid Tea


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:

Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:



Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly


Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to rust

Stems are nearly thornless

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Merced, California

San Diego, California

San Jose, California

San Leandro, California

San Marino, California

San Rafael, California

Santa Barbara, California

Hampton, Illinois

Peoria, Illinois

Louisville, Kentucky

Ledgewood, New Jersey

Maplewood, New Jersey

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 5, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 6895 has expired


On Feb 19, 2009, Pianissimo from Maplewood, NJ wrote:

Survives total neglect--but with average care, this is spectacular for me. Love the bloom form, which is more like an English rose for me than a typical HT; also, fragrance is great. This rose repeats well all season for me.


On May 16, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This Romantica rose is very fragrant and a lovely color. It blooms at an average rate in my zone 5 garden.


On Sep 20, 2004, ladyannne from Merced, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

One of my favorites. While it isn't exactly like my other teas, it is always in bloom with the heaviest, delightful frangrance and lush blooms. The mockingbirds liked it so much they built a nest in it.


On May 13, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France.

Seed: (Pharaoh x Peace) x
(Chrysler Imperial x Charles Mallerin)
Pollen: Tamango