Rosa ‘Alain’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda
 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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English translation by Peter Thompson

 

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Created in France in 1948 by Meilland, and dedicated to their son Alain, born in 1940 in the middle of the Second World War.

Small thick clusters, with 12-16 crimson, perfumed petals

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Guinée’ × ‘Skyrocket’

Pollen : ‘Orange Triumph’

Awards :

1946 - Lyon Gold Medal : Lyon Rose Trials

1948 - Geneva Golden Medal

1948 - Royal National Rose Society : Trial Ground Certificate

 
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