What does "meidiland "mean?

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I find a sentence in an article, it says:Roses with names like “Red meidiland”……I cannot find the word "meidiland" in the dictionary, and what does "Red meidiland" mean for the name of a rose?
 

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The rose seems to be named after its creator. A cultivator of roses would consider it the ultimate honor to have a rose named after him. Apparently, Meidiland has achieved that. The rose (not surprisingly) is red. It is a beautiful rose, and I would be proud to have it in my rose garden if I still had one. :(

Below find a couple of links to websites that discuss the Red Meidiland. (The hybridizer's name is Meilland, which is similar but not the same as the name of the rose.)

Go to:
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=5134
http://www.starroses.com/viewrose.cfm?RoseID=217



For more, go to:
http://ms101.mysearch.com/jsp/GGmain.jsp?searchfor="Red+meidiland"

Take the time to visit the websites (especially the first one). The roses are quite pretty.

:D
 

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They're also named after people- I seem to remember one being named after princess Di. ;-)
 

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Thank you. The first website recommended by Ronbee is quite good. I find many kinds of roses I just read in the article, for example, Chrysler Imperial, Honorable Lady Lindsay , Pikes Peak.
 

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Chrysler Imperial? Weird name. ;-)
 

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Jenny Lau said:
Thank you. The first website recommended by Ronbee is quite good. I find many kinds of roses I just read in the article, for example, Chrysler Imperial, Honorable Lady Lindsay , Pikes Peak.

Cool names! (Easy to remember; hard to forget.)

8)
 

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There are still more: Golden Chersonese; Alba Celeste: Trumpeter; You said they are cool names. But as a non-English spoken person, I just cannot sense their beauty :cry:
To me, they are not only difficult to understand, but to translate! So, I have decided to pass over these names and not to translate them !
 

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Jenny Lau said:
There are still more: Golden Chersonese; Alba Celeste: Trumpeter; You said they are cool names. But as a non-English spoken person, I just cannot sense their beauty :cry:
To me, they are not only difficult to understand, but to translate! So, I have decided to pass over these names and not to translate them !

I can help you with some of the names. Chrysler Imperial is a car, Honorable Lady Lindsay is almost certainly a person. Pikes Peak is a mountain in Colorado. I didn't find the Golden Chersonese, but "golden" in the name indicates its color. I didn't find the Alba Celeste, but I did find the Celeste. (It has several other names.) I think that is somebody's name. (Celeste is a female name.) I did find the Trumpeter. It's a beautiful rose.



Queen Elizabeth
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=5044

Charlotte Armstrong
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=1097

Mme. Edouard Herriot
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=3993

Chrysler Imperial
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=1175

Honorable Lady Lindsay
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=21494

Roses:
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/searchLst.php?srchTyp=plant
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/searchLst.php?srchTyp=plant

Trumpeter
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=13661

Canary Bird (yellow)
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=934

Bleu Céleste
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=29303

Celeste
http://www.helpmefind.com/sites/rrr/pl.php?n=12182

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You're welcome. I enjoyed looking at the pictures of all those beautiful roses.

:D
 
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