Rosa ‘Victor Hugo’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in France in 1985 by Marie-Louise Meilland, and known also as ‘Senator Burda’.

Corollas with 26 dark red petals, very perfumed.

Variety denomination : MEIvestal

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Karl Herbst’ × (‘Royal Velvet’ × ‘Suspense’)

Pollen : ‘Erotika’

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