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'Coral Dawn' rose Description
'Coral Dawn (large flowered climber, Boerner 1952)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ein Rosengaertchen / A little Rose Garden
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Medium pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Coral Dawn (large flowered climber, Boerner 1952)
Bred by Eugene S. Boerner (United States, 1952).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1952 as 'Coral Dawn'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1962 as 'Coral Dawn'.
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Coral-pink, lighter edges, ages to rose-pink .  Moderate fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very 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: 8' to 12' (245 to 365cm).  
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  
Germany - Patent No: 674241
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. See also 32-9201 for the possible pollen parent
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.