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Rosa 'Gloria Dei'


Rosa  'Gloria Dei'

I bought 2 Roses in a local shop today and it seems this one is named 'Peace' in England and 'Gloria Dei' in Germany. Anyone able to confirm this please?



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Looks very similar to Peace, Shirley.... A favourite of mine.

4 Feb, 2019

 

Oh thanks M'land, I have potted them both up and put them in the cold greenhouse temporarily as I don't trust our weather right now!

4 Feb, 2019

 

Too true, Shirley...Have done the same with a few new perennials.... Look forward to seeing how your roses do.... I noticed Tesco were selling similar ones very cheaply.... In the past I've had great success from similar ones.

5 Feb, 2019

 

M'land, only 9 degrees in the greenhouse today with not a glimpse of sunshine. I have noticed many supermarkets are selling pretty good plants for a fraction of the garden centre price.

5 Feb, 2019

 

Shirley, I visited the local GC today, they had many roses for sale.... Many were priced at 24.99....these were DA roses which I have bought in the past.
..Supposed to be warmer today, but not very noticeable!

5 Feb, 2019

 

I bought a DA Rose 'The Mayflower' for £5 (in a GC closing down sale) about 7 years ago ... fabulous perfume to it.

5 Feb, 2019

 

That was a true bargain!

6 Feb, 2019

 

Certainly was ... :o)

6 Feb, 2019

 

here is what Wikipedia say about the name Shirley_tulip
Rosa Peace - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Peace

In Italy it was called Gioia (Italian for "joy"), in Germany Gloria Dei (Latin for "glory of God") and in the US, Sweden, and Norway Peace. The rose eventually became known as Peace.

To read the full history of this wonderful rose do have a look at
https://www.gerbera.org/gardening-magazine/the-gardener-index/june-2005/peace-rose/
It has a very special story

13 Feb, 2019

 

The miracle of the Rose indeed! Thank you so much for pointing me in the direction of this engrossing tale ... :o)

14 Feb, 2019

 

You are welcome Shirley_tulip. I like to read about how plants were found or bred. It is a very touching and humbling story and one that proves gardeners provide a great framework for bringing people together.

15 Feb, 2019

 

That is so true Scotsgran ... :o)

17 Feb, 2019

 

I have just bought the Peace rose and was only reading about the history of it yesterday, and Monty mentioned it also on Japanese Gardens, hope it does well for us :-))

11 Apr, 2019

 

Well done ... mine is thriving and enjoying the sunshine today.

11 Apr, 2019

 

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11 Apr, 2019



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