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Belonging to the Rosa genus (Rosa 'Peace'), Peace is a variety of Rose. Peace is a patented hybrid heirloom variety. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Cream and   Mellow yellow and   Light salmon pink, and produces a distinctive prominent sweet scent.The mature flowers are of a Double form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Bottle green colour.

Peace is a yellow-blend Hybrid Tea rose with pink edging that blooms in flushes throughout the season. Produces very large, full blooms of approx. 6 inches in diameter (40-43 petals) with a mild – strong fragrance.

It is quite resistant to disease in general and thus is a very popular variety to grow.

A type of Flower, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Peace is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

France is believed to be where Peace originates from.

Peace Rose needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Peace have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Peace

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Peace likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Peace is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Peace are Zone 5 and Zone 10. Planting Peace in loamy soil with a ph of between 4.5 and 8.0 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Peace from seed

As a hybrid variety, this plant will not reliably grow true to type from seed.

Transplanting Peace

As Peace is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Peace

Peace Patent Information

Rose Peace Etymology

Francois Meilland named the rose for his mother Madame A Meilland and it was poised for introduction in 1939. This name is the original and thus botanically correct. 1

Bred by Francis Meilland (France, 1942). 3

Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1945 as ‘Peace’. 2

Peace folklore & trivia

Peace Rose was awarded the All American Rose Selection (AARS) Award for 1946, the only rose to receive the honor that year. Since then Peace Rose has won numerous rose awards including the ARS National Gold Medal Certificate, 1947; and the Golden Rose of the Hague.3

Other Names for Rose 'Peace'

Madame A Meilland, Madame Antoine Meilland, Gioia, Gloria Dei, B├ęke, Fredsrosen,

Footnotes

1 “Royal National Rose Society, Historic Rose Journal No.32 Autumn 2006 page11.”

2 HelpMeFind

3 “Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society, Kitty Belendez, Master Rosarian”

3 “Botanica’s Roses”

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