Rosa ‘Orange Meillandina’

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

Parentage :

Seed : MEIchanso

Pollen : ‘Baby Bettina’ × ‘Duchess of Windsor’

Awards :

2000 - Syracuse Rose Society : Miniature (One Spray)

2001 - Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society : Miniature (One Spray)

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