Rosa ‘Pierre de Ronsard’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in France in 1987 by Marie-Louise Meilland, and known also as ‘Eden Rose ’88’.

Old style flowers, coloured cream with pink shades, with 55-60 petals, slightly perfumed.

Very resistant to diseases.

In 2006 has been inserted among the roses of the ’Hall of Fame’, the most presigious of all times.

Variety denomination : MEIviolin

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Danse des Sylphes’ × ‘Händel’

Pollen : ‘Pink Wonder, Cl.’

Awards :

2000 - Climber : Forest City Rose Society - Greater Gwinnett Rose Society - Rocky Mountain District

2001 - Climber : Syracuse Rose Society

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