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'Misty Dawn' rose Description
'Misty Dawn' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: Misty Dawn
Origin:
Bred by Ernest W. Schwartz (United States, 1979).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1979 as 'Misty Dawn'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Cream, ages to white .  Mild, spice fragrance.  40 to 48 petals.  Average diameter 1".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, button-eye, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Small, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, spreading, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Small, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 10" to 18" (25 to 45 cm).  Width of 18" (45 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or hanging basket.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,630   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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