Rosa ‘Jardins de Bagatelle’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in France in 1987 by Marie-Louise Meilland, and dedicated to the famous rose garden of Paris.

Double corollas, almost-white petals with pink-yellow shades, very perfumed.

Does not suit cold conditions, but resists diseases well.

Variety denomination : MEImafris

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Queen Elizabeth’ × ‘Elegy’

Pollen : ‘Laura ’81’

Awards :

1984 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Coupe du parfum (Fragrance Award)

1984 - Geneva Gold Medal

1986 - Poitiers Gold Medal

1987 - Genova Gold Medal

1989 - Association des Journalistes du Jardin et de l’Horticulture : Prix de la Rose

1999 - Rosexpo Montreal : Most Fragrant Rose

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