Rosa ‘Chicago Peace’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Born in 1962 in USA as sport of ‘Peace’, the famous Hybrid Tea created twenty years before by Meilland.

Enormous corolla with 45-60 petals, which vary in shade from intense yellow to primrose-pink. Slight perfumed. Not suited to cold conditions.

Variety denomination : JOHnago

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Peace’

Awards :

1961 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1999 - Madison Rose Society : King of Show

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