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'Coral Dawn' rose Description
'Coral Dawn (Large Flowered Climber, Boerner,1952)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
49 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Coral Dawn
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1952).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1952 as 'Coral Dawn'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1962 as 'Coral Dawn'.
Class:
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Coral-pink, lighter edges, ages to rose-pink .  Moderate fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 8' to 12' (245 to 365 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,117   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Seed parent - Climbing seedling of New Dawn x an unnamed yellow hybrid tea variety
Pollen parent - An unnamed orange-red polyantha
Notes:
For details about parentage, see References.
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.


From the Internet: just thought you'd like to know that I live in Zone 3a and have had 'Coral Dawn' in my garden for 5 years with no problems. It dies back to the ground every winter and faithfully shows again in spring.