Rosa ‘Iskra’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Climbing Floribunda, created in France in 1970 by Meilland, and known also as ‘Sparkling Scarlet’.

Small clusters with red flowers and a sweet fruity scent.

Variety denomination : MEIhaiti, MEIhati

Parentage :

‘Danse des Sylphes’ × ‘Zambra’

Awards :

1969 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Médaille d’Or

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