'Prairie Dawn' rose References
Book (2012) Page(s) 114.
Prairie Dawn. Medium pink. 25-28 [petals]. 60". Repeat.
A Parkland rose. Upright, lanky, arching. Nodding flowers of up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) across and mildly fragrant with golden stamens. Varies in coloration by soil. Fairly good repeat bloom. Light to medium green, glossy foliage. Prone to black spot, but very hardy (zone 3).
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 481.
Prairie Dawn Modern Shrub. Morden (Canada) 1959... a warm shade of luminous pink...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 465.
Prairie Dawn Shrub, medium pink, 1959, 'Prairie Youth' x ('Ross Rambler' x ('Dr. W. Van Fleet' x R. spinosissima altaica)); Morden Exp. Farm. Description.
Article (misc) (1955)
Rosa Prairie Dawn, formerly R5685 (Rosa Prairie Youth x Morden sel. RV120). Height 3 feet; upright habit; foliage dark green, glossy; flowers 2 to 2 1/2 inches across, double, sunworthy, glowing pink, no trace of magenta on fading, petals of good substance; season of bloom early July and intermittently throughout the summer.
W.A. Cummings, Experimental Farm, Morden, Manitoba, Progress Report 1955-1559