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Alternative cultivar names:
'Peace'
'Gloria Dei'
'Gioia'
'Madame A. Meilland'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Extra Bloom Info: High-centered or cupped
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Yellow blend, with pink edges
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-7 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Francis Meilland, before 1939
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1946

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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-7 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: Hague Gold Medal 1965
Parentage: ((George Dickson x Souvenir de Claudius Pernet) x (Joanna Hill x Charles P. Kilham)) x Margaret McGredy
Child plants: 65 child plants

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The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
By Mike on February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2017-08-07
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-16Always lovely
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Location: Liberty Hill, TxDate: 2014-09-15
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2011-04-08
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2006-06-29- Growing in poor soil and in shade, the Peace Rose still shines
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-16Fall bloom
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Location: El Paso, Tx Date: 2019-10-24One of the 1400 roses at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden.
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Date: 2012-07-11
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2011-06-04
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Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2010-06-08
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-04-22
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Location: In my garden here in Utah.Date: 2020-09-25
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Location: Rose gardenDate: 2012-1012
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-05
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Date: 2019-06-07
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2007-11-14
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2010-06-08
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Date: 2012-05-24
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Date: 2012-05-31
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Location: Rose gardenDate: 2012-0522
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Location: Zone 6Date: 2005-08-26
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Location: Zaone 6
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-04-24
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Date: 2015-04-05
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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2002-06-17
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Date: 2020-06-05
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I love this rose.
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Location: At a nurseryDate: 2007-11-14
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USADate: 2016-06-10
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Location: El Paso, Tx Date: 2019-10-24
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: Whetstone Park of Roses, Columbus OH USADate: 2016-06-02
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USADate: 6/5/16after the rain
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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 2, 2014 8:21 PM

The blend of soft pastel colors in the blooms of the Peace rose will never produce a vivid focal point in the landscape, but it will have a calming effect and a more subtle beauty. The rose has remained popular for about 70 years despite its drawbacks. The shrub itself is likely to have an ungainly habit, and the foliage is highly vulnerable to black spot in most locations. The two Peace roses that have been growing in my garden for the last 30 years, however, regularly produce many large blooms of exhibition quality without the aid of fungicides or any other chemicals.

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 9, 2014 2:37 PM

A very old hybrid tea. I remember this rose well from my dad's flower garden. He grew roses, and Peace was one of his personal favorites. So the rose has been around for a long time.

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Feb 25, 2016 6:46 PM

My wonderful and beloved mom used to grow the Peace rose wherever we lived. She loved the coloring of this rose a lot and it was one of her very favorites. Every year, she would have to use some sort of dusting chemical on the leaves to fight the pesky Japanese beetles we always had every summer. Out of all the different roses she ever grew, this is the one that reminds me the most of Mom. It is a beautiful and fragrant rose, but since I don't like thorny plants and/or using chemicals, I'm not going to grow it.

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