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Rosa Papa Meilland® (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Rose Papa Meilland®, Rosa 'MEIcesar', Rosa 'MEIsar', Hybrid Tea Roses, Shrub Roses


Multiple award-winning Rosa Papa Meilland® is a captivating Hybrid Tea rose with extremely fragrant, large, full (35 petals), high-centered, velvety deep red flowers. Rich of an intense, old rose fragrance, the dramatic blossoms are borne on long, strong stems and enjoy a long vase life, making this rose a popular choice for cutting gardens. Quick to repeat, this outstanding rose blooms in flushes from spring to fall. A bushy, handsomely shaped shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves which provide an ideal backdrop for its summer-long floral display and will take your breath away.

  • Voted into the Rose Hall of Fame by the World Federation of Rose Societies in 1988. Recipient of the Alexander Gamble Fragrance Medal from the American Rose Society in 1974
  • Grows up to 3-4 ft. tall (90-120 cm) and 2-4 ft. wide (60-120 cm).
  • An excellent choice for beds, borders, flowering hedges, or containers. Stunning when mass-planted. Excellent cut flowers.
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • Susceptibility to mildew and blackspot.
  • Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer.
  • Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1963).

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 2' – 4' (60cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" – 60" (120cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 2' – 4' (60cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" – 60" (120cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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