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'Chicago Peace' rose Description
'Chicago Peace' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Leslie Davis
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
101 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JOHnago
Exhibition name: Chicago Peace
Origin:
Discovered by Stanley C. Johnston (United States, 1962).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) as 'Chicago Peace'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1964 as 'Chicago Peace'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Flowers phlox-pink, base canary-yellow,.  Mild fragrance.  45 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall.  Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4½' to 6' 7" (135 to 200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,037  on  21 Mar 1961   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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