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'Baccará ®' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIger
Exhibition name: Baccará ®
Bred by Francis Meilland (1912-1958) (France, before 1954).
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1956 as 'Baccará'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1957 as 'Baccará'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1958 as 'Baccará'.
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Geranium-red, orange-red shading, scarlet outer petals.  None / no fragrance.  72 to 82 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, leafy sepals, rounded buds.  
Bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, dark green, leathery foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 3' (up to 90cm).  Width: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
France - Patent No: trademark 518  on  1954
Netherlands - Application No: 236
Baccara, 236, Francis Meilland, Cap d'Antibes (A. M.), Boulevard du Cap (France).
United States - Patent No: PP 1,367  on  22 Mar 1955   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 441,698  on  6 Jul 1954
The variety 'MEIger' became public domain in 1974 after having produced 25 million plants.