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'Yves Piaget ®' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIvildo
Exhibition name: Yves Piaget ®
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, before 1981). Bred by Jacques Mouchotte (France, before 1981).
Introduced in France by Meilland et Cie in 1983 as 'Yves Piaget'.
Hybrid Tea.  Romantica ™.  
Deep pink.  Strong fragrance.  80 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 42" (80 to 105 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, 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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,895  on  4 Jul 1989   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/187,327  on  28 Apr 1988