Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Very short, 12-18 inches, bushy
Fragrance: None
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2005
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP17877
Parentage: (The Fairy x Rote Max Graf) x (unnamed seedling x Ralph's Creeper)

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Nature Meillandecor'
  • 'Red Drift'
  • 'MEIgalpio'
  • 'Nature Meidiland'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Central Texas
Date: December 2017
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2015-04-27
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-05-11
First full year
Location: Grapevine, Texas USA
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-09-04
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-05-05
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-05-11
Location: Darwell Rolling Woods, Alberta
Date: 2016-08-01
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-05-11
Color is slightly lighter, more pinky-red than expected.  :-)
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: May 10, 2014
always pretty
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
Photo by lovemyhouse
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-09-21
Location: Massab Acres, Taylor, MI
Date: 2010-07-10
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  • Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on May 12, 2013 6:58 AM concerning plant:
    Heavy clay soil. In worst part of yard--lots of hot sun, baking concrete on both sides, little supplemental water.
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