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'Misty Dawn' rose Description
'Misty Dawn' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: Misty Dawn
Bred by Ernest W. Schwartz (United States, 1979).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 1979 as 'Misty Dawn'.
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.  
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).
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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,630   VIEW USPTO PATENT