Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Florists rose
Growth Habit: Tall, upright, height 5-6 ft.
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2000
Optimal growing zones: Zone 7b 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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Celica x Fuego Negro
Child plants: one child plant

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Black Baccara'
  • 'MEIdebenne'

Common names
  • Rose

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Photo by Eric_C
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-09-23
Location: Chuelles, France
Date: 2018-06-18
Thriving in a hot dry summer

Date: 2019-11-12
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-09-17
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2020-06-19
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2016-05-22
Photo by Eric_C
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2018-05-12
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Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2009-05-09
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Date: 2019-11-12
Location: Brandon, MS
Date: 2020-04-22
My beautiful black baccara rose looks like velvet!

Date: 2019-11-09

At a Petaluma, Ca. nursery
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-06-09
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2014-04-23
Location: Washington 
Date: 2019-05-27
Photo by Rose_Guy1127
Photo by Eric_C
Photo by zuzu
Location: Washington 
Date: 2019-08-14
Location: Oceanside, California 
Date: 2019-05-08
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 4000-03-06
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Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2016-06-12
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2013-08-19
Location: Alexander's Farm Market, Whitmore Lake, MI
Date: 2009-05-20
Location: Chuelles, France
Date: 2016-06-19
Tight buds are very black for the first flush, then rebloom a bit

Date: 2019-11-10

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Location: Alexander's Farm Market, Whitmore Lake, MI
Date: 2009-05-20

Date: 2014-11-29
Photo courtesy of: T.Kiya
Location: Chuelles, France
Date: 2016-06-19
Location: Chuelles, France
Date: 2013-06-02
New leaves are a lovely deep red on this repeat bloomer

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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 6, 2014 10:23 PM concerning plant:
    I really love the color of this bloom. A red with a hint of black that makes a truly striking color. In fact, these red-black blooms are on my favorite roses, I have as many varieties as I could find. I don't grow many hybrid teas. It is not my favorite plant habit, but these blooms are just too striking to ignore.
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LlamaLlori On November 25, 2016 Bloomed
Kept up the bloom (Zone 8) through November. What a surprise. A tough plant. So unique too.
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