Rosa ‘Tourmaline’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in France by Delbard in 1965.

Full corollas with pink petals and darker extremities.

Badly-suited to cold conditions.

Variety denomination : DELfri

Parentage :

‘Michèle Meilland’ × ‘Chic Parisien’

Awards :

1965 - Bagatelle (Paris) : Certificat de Mérite

1965 - Madrid Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1965 - Lyon Rose Trials : Gold Medal

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