Rosa ‘Caroline de Monaco’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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English translation by Peter Thompson

 

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Hybrid Tea created in France in 1993 by Meilland, and dedicated to H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover.

It is also known as ‘Cameo Cream’, ‘Marcellin Champagnat’ and ‘Sacred Heart’.

A rich flower comprising 40-45 slightly perfumed petals, cream-white as Her Highness had wished, and a perfectly shaped bud.

Variety denomination : MEIpierar

Parentage :

‘Chicago Peace’ × MEIchanso

‘Chicago Peace’ is a mutation of ‘Peace’, the renowned rose created by Meilland in 1942, which has also given origin to the roses ‘Grace de Monaco’, ‘Princesse de Monaco’ and ‘Stéphanie de Monaco’.

 
→ History of the rose : from the Wild Roses towards a perfect rose.

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