Rosa ‘Yves Piaget’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in France in 1983 by Marie-Louise Meilland, and known also as ‘Queen Adelaide’ or ‘Royal Brompton Rose’.

Corollas with up to 80 petals, indented and undulated, intense pink in colour and very perfumed.

Variety denomination : MEIvildo

Parentage :

Seed : (‘Pharaoh’ × ‘Peace’) × (‘Chrysler Imperial’ × ‘Charles Mallerin’)

Pollen : ‘Tamango’

Awards :

1982 – Bagatelle (Paris) : Coupe du parfum (Fragrance Award)

1982 – Bagatelle (Paris) : Médaille d’Argent

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