Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium red
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Louis Lens, 1958
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4-9

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 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Baden-Baden Silver Medal 1958
Parentage: Peace x Independence
Child plants: 2 child plants

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Dame de Coeur'
  • 'Dama di Cuori'
  • 'Rod Peace'
  • 'Queen of Hearts'
  • 'Herz-Dame'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: May 10,2019
A standout among the Larkspur!
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: May 10,2019
A very TRUE red, in my opinion
Location: Pacific NW
Date: 8/1/3021
Dame de coeur rise
Location: Pacific NW
Date: July 2020
Dame de coeur rose
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 22,2020
A bold Christmas Red Rose! Striking in the garden
Location: Kyle, Texas
Date: 2016-10-25
The vivid red bloom always catches the eye
Location: Central Texas
Date: 2022-12-18
Uploaded by christinereid54
Location: Pacific NW
Date: 8/1/2021
Dame de coeur rose
Location: Pacific NW
Date: 2020-07-29
Dame de Coeur
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 18,2018
So glad Antique Rose Emporium recommended this beauty to me a few
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 18,2018
Location: Kyle, Texas
Date: 2018-04-05
Also known as the 'Black Rose' as the bloom darkens with age
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04

Date: 2014-04-26
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2017-09-16
In my gardens with over 100+ Roses, Dame de Coeur stands out with
Location: Jacksonville TX
Date: 2016-09-24

Date: 2009-10-30
Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.

Date: June
credit: Jamain
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Arbor Gate Nursery, Tomball, TX
Date: 2013-10-05
  • Uploaded by jon
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  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 10:10 PM concerning plant:
    Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
    " ‘Peace’ crossed with ‘Independence’ produced this cherry red rose with the old-fashioned name. We are not sure why it dropped out of commerce, as it is healthy and free-blooming with large, double, very fragrant flowers that last well on the bush and in vases. The color is strong but mixes quite well in the landscape with older varieties of roses. This rose is also known as "The Black Rose," as the cherry red coloration darkens to a crimson as it ages."
  • Posted by Deborah1983 (Central Texas) on Sep 21, 2023 4:21 PM concerning plant:
    I haven't had this rose long but 2 things I have noticed about mine is the blooms last a long time and I don't detect a fragrance.

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