Hybrid Tea Rose 'Elle'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Elle
Additional cultivar information:(aka MEIbderos, Elle)
Hybridized by Meilland-Mouchotte
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Hybrid Tea


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Orange and orange blend (ob)

Orange pink (op)

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

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:

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

Grass Valley, California

Hayward, California

San Jose, California

Flushing, New York

Shawnee, Oklahoma

Amarillo, Texas

Dallas, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 4, 2013, 80s_child from Hayward, CA wrote:

I bought this on Dec/2013 from H/D as bare root rose ,just as a blind buy, liked it from the picture of the label & man glad I did!

Now is May & surprised me with couple of the rose buds and one just got opened.. WOW is real pretty LARGE light pink mixed with yellow almost like sunset color, very beautiful & well in growth.. since Dec got almost half a foot tall, with thick leaves and no disease issue, I am VERY HAPPY bought it as bare root ..Looks nice ,healthy with large mix colors blooms ,looks premium rose to me as looks , with light scent ..Anyway great BUY!


On Jun 16, 2009, topofmurrayhill from Flushing, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

A light yellow background tint creates vivid salmon highlights on new blooms, fading to pink and white. Delightful fragrance. Blooms generously with medium-large flowers on a sturdy bush. Foliage is particularly attractive - very large, glossy, deep green leaves. My specimen has been very healthy and vigorous in its first two years.


On Feb 9, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

2005 AARS (All-American Rose Selection) winner.