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'New Dawn' rose Description
'New Dawn (Large Flowered Climber, Dreer, 1930)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kseniya K
Availability:
Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: New Dawn
Origin:
Discovered by Somerset Rose Nursery (United States, 1930).
Introduced in United States by Henry A. Dreer Archive in 1930 as 'New Dawn'.
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Arching, climbing.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Hardy.  very vigorous.  drought resistant.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  Prune after flowering is finished.  Remove spent blooms only.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1  on  18 Aug 1931   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Tip: this rose seems to flower best on old wood, so prune sparingly.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.