Family : Rosaceae
Class : Floribunda
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
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
Seed : ‘Guinée’ × ‘Skyrocket’
Pollen : ‘Orange Triumph’
1946 - Lyon Gold Medal : Lyon Rose Trials
1948 - Geneva Golden Medal
1948 - Royal National Rose Society : Trial Ground Certificate
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