Family : Rosaceae
Class : Miniature Rose
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in France in 1979 by Marie-Louise Meilland, is known also as ‘Orange Sunblaze’.
Small, luminous orange-red flowers, slightly perfumed.
At 25-60 cm tall, it is well-adapted for borders, and for the cultivation in pots.
Enormously successful, it also boasts a climbing sport.
Variety denomination : MEIjikatar
Seed : MEIchanso
Pollen : ‘Baby Bettina’ × ‘Duchess of Windsor’
2000 - Syracuse Rose Society : Miniature (One Spray)
2001 - Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society : Miniature (One Spray)
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