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'Fire Meidiland ™' rose Description
'Fire Meidiland ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Claire C
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Shrub.
Exhibition name: Fire Meidiland ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 1998).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, spreading.  Medium, glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Height of 16" (40 cm).  Width of 39" (100 cm).
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
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
Notes:
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 23).