'Coral Dawn' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Medium pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Coral Dawn
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.
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.
Tall, climbing. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 8' to 12' (245 to 365 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous.
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
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.