'Fire Meidiland ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA)
Dark red Shrub.
Exhibition name: Fire Meidiland ™
Dark red. None / no fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Small buds.
Short, bushy, spreading. Medium, glossy, medium green, dense foliage.
Height of 16" (40 cm). Width of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for container rose, cut flower, garden, ground cover or landscape. Hardy. vigorous. produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 11,583 on 17 Oct 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/150,065 on 9 Sep 1998
Alain Meilland, inventor
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 23).