Rosa ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



The celebrated ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’ is a Hybrid Tea, a descendant of ‘Peace’. It exists in the normal (MEIgriso) and climbing (MEIgrisosar) forms.

The former originated in France in 1968, created by Meilland, and the latter as a sport in 1974.

40 pink petals, very perfumed with a silvery underside.

Great resistance to diseases.

Variety denomination : MEIgrisosar

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’

Parentage of ‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’ :

Seed : ‘Baccara’ x ‘Crimson King’

Pollen : ‘Peace’

Awards (‘Baronne Edmond de Rothschild’) :

1966 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Certificat de Morite

1968 - Lyon Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1968 - Rome Rose Trials : Gold Medal.

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