Rosa ‘Starlite’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Ignacio Barrionuevo



‘Starlite’ is a Hybrid Tea created at Antibes, France, by Alain Meilland in 1995.

Its lemon yellow-coloured flowers, topping erect stems, open slowly and last long, and the colour does not fade over time.

It is a variety born to feed the cut flower industry by bein cultivated in nurseries and, thus, scarcely present in gardens.

Variety denomination : MEItanet

Seme : ‘Golden Times’

Polline : Seedling × ‘Golden Garnette’

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