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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Michele Meilland'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Michele Meilland
Additional cultivar information: (aka Michèle Meilland)
Hybridized by Meilland; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1945

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Hybrid Tea

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:
Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


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Other Details:
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Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
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Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding
By simple layering
By air layering
By tip layering

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Glenn3 On Jul 8, 2010, Glenn3 from Camden, ME wrote:

Like all Hybrid Teas, we must protect it for the winter. In our summer climate, it grows well enough, and is extremely variable in color. At its best it is a sight to behold.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Aug 23, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France.

Seed: Joanna Hill
Pollen: Peace


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

San Marino, California

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