Lyon Lumieres® -MEIvanae
Original and elegant turbinate flowers with a classic shape, double, cupped, 11 cm in diameter, composed of 30 petals, pale pinkish cream with beige highlights and more or less pronounced carmine spots, with an intense spicy scent. With time and sunlight, a pink margin tending to red is painted on the flowers, giving it a two-color appearance that varies depending on weather conditions.
Re-flowering, it has an excellent resistance to diseases, it grows vigorous, harmonious and well-bushed up to 80 cm in height and 60 cm in width. Dark green satin leaves. Ideal for cutting, it was selected by Meilland in 2019 and presented as a novelty for 2021. In 2020, it won 3 awards at the America Rose Trial for Sustainability®.
The name is to honor the Fête des Lumières (festival of lights) celebrated annually from December 8 for 4 days in the city of Lyon in memory of the inauguration of the statue of the Virgin in the Basilica of Fourvière in December 1852 in which the religious authorities decorated Fourvière with hundreds of candles.