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Hybrid Tea Rose 'Love & Peace'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Love & Peace
Additional cultivar information:(PP14731, aka BAIpeace, Love & Peace, Bright Spirit, Love and Peace, Orient Express, Pullman Orient Express)
Hybridized by Lim-Twomey
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Hybrid Tea


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:

Yellow blend (yb)

Bloom Shape:


Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Francisco, California

San Jose, California

Merritt Island, Florida

Hampton, Illinois

Normal, Illinois

Kenner, Louisiana

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Olive Branch, Mississippi

Omaha, Nebraska

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Arlington, Tennessee

Barberton, Washington

Bellevue, Washington

Port Angeles, Washington

Snohomish, Washington

Casco, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 17, 2010, tgwWhale from Casco, WI wrote:

I have two of these roses and have had very good luck with them. The flowers are beautiful, though the fragrance is mild. The growth habit is bushy and the bushes have a lot of blooms on them. It is not uncommon to have 4 or 5 open on one bush, with several more in various stages of opening. It reblooms quite quickly.

Love and Peace has survived our NE Wisconsin (zone 5) winters well if boxed up and buried in ground. For me it is more winter-hardy than most hybrid teas.

The bush grows very vigorously and is well-formed -- not gangly or too tall. The stems are not very long in this climate, but are long enough to use for cut flowers. The flower color is less intense during the hot summer. The buds tend to "ball up" and not open when it gets cold, so it ... read more


On May 18, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is one of the best roses in my garden. It has beautiful blooms and blooms a lot. The color is amazing although it doesn't have any fragrance. The foliage is shiny green and doesn't get much disease at all. It is winter hardy with a bit of protection.


On May 13, 2005, Terencetrent from Arlington, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is a great Rose for beginner's. It was my first and it performed wonderfully. The bi-color blooms are beuatiful. It's fragrance is very mild, but it makes up for it in sheer beauty.


On Nov 3, 2004, DreamOfSpring from Charleston, SC (Zone 9a) wrote:

For the past 2 summers I have, due to knee surgery, been unable to tend my garden at all. While many of my roses sulked over the neglect, this plant continued to bloom consistently even while undernourished, crowded with weeds, never sprayed with fungicide, and forced to cope with unpruned, faded blooms. It does suffer blackspot here in the humid South, but even that has not slow its productivity. Here, it blooms through Thanksgiving.


On Jun 22, 2004, dahlia_lover from Bartow, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

just bought this plant , my 1st rose plant, can't wait to see how it does...has three blooms on it now...i just hope i can keep it blooming...just have to also find a place in my yard to plant