Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Bloom shape: Other: Cupped to flat
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Romantica
Extra Color Info: Yellow & orange blend
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet tall, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 1996
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: (Yakimour x Landora) X Graham Thomas

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Jean Giono'
  • 'MEIrokoi'
  • 'Outback Angel'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-09-21
Jean Giono, fall 2021
Photo by zuzu
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2020-04-23

Date: 2007-10-01
Photo by zuzu
Photo by zuzu

Date: 2008-06-25
Photo by zuzu
Photo by zuzu
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-07-19
Photo by zuzu
Photo by zuzu

Date: 2007-10-01

Date: 2007-10-01

Date: 2008-06-25

Date: 2009-05-30
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by Calif_Sue

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