Red Leonardo da Vinci

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Rose name: Red Leonardo da Vinci

Other names: Hilde Umdasch, MEIangele

Hybridizer: Meilland

Country: France

Introduced: 2005

Type: floribunda, polyantha

Colour: dark red

Height: 60-100 cm

Fragrance: moderate

Flower size, open: 7 cm

Disease resistance: excellent

Growing in containers: great for containers

Blooming: in flushes throughout the season

Heritage: Rote Max Graf (seed) x Cassandre, Meilland 1989 (pollen) x Bonica, Meilland 1982

In my garden: Nice flowers, Leonardo is prolific and blooms late into the season. It is also a winner on disease resistance (in fact, disease resistance was so good that I thought it was a modern Kordes rose!). Nope, it comes from Meilland.

 

 

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