'Dame De Coeur'
(Pronounced: DAME de COUR)
'Dama diCouri' , 'Dame De Coeur' , 'Herz-Dame' , 'Queen of Hearts'
'Dame de Cour' is a Hybrid Tea rose with large double, very fragrant, dark cherry red flowers.
'Dame De Coeur' is a Hybrid Tea rose with large double, very fragrant, dark cherry red flowers. It is a healthy and free-blooming plant, with large (4"), very frangrant flowers that last well, and darken as they age.
The growth habit is erect and bushy, and the foliage is dark green and glossy.
'Dame de Cour' was introduced in 1958 by Lens (Belgium)
1958 [ Belgium ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 3 ' to 5 ' Width: 2 ' to 3 '
'Dame de Cou'r forms a stiff-caned upright bush 4' to 5' in height and as much as 3' in width.
The foliage is dark green and semi-glossy.
R - Repeat. 'Dame de Cou' starts blooming in mid-spring (April in the San Antonio area) and repeats throughout the growing season.
| Flower Size: 3.00" to 4.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 1 Petal Count: 35 to 40 |
'Dame de Cour' flowers are large (4" - 4-1/2") cupped, and double. The blooms may appear singly or in clusters of 3 - 5 flowers.
mr - Medium red. 'Dame de Cour' blooms open and cherry red, but they darken in sunlight to burgundy.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
The flowers darken in sunlight to burgundy red.
mf - Moerately fragrant. 'Dame de Cou'r has a moderate and pleasing scent.
Zones 6 - 9
'Dame de Cour' is fairly hardy and easy to grow.
'Dame de Cour' may be propagated from cuttings.
'Dame de Cour' is suitable for low hedges and/or large containers. The color blends well with other old fashioned and antique roses.
'Dame de Cou'r blooms last well as a cut flowers.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 122.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 108.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 43.
Druitt, Liz. The Organic Rose Garden. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1996, pp. 94, 125.