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
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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