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'Golden Dawn' rose Description
'Golden Dawn (hybrid tea, Grant 1928)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
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Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Golden Dawn
Exhibition name: Golden Dawn
Bred by Patrick Grant (1860-1945) (Australia, 1928).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1929 as 'Golden Dawn'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Soft pale yellow.  Strong, tea fragrance.  35 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Very large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Compact, well-branched.  Dense foliage.  
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  Width of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Golden Dawn, the bush, sported many times, but most appear to be similar. The question arises whether these subsequent roses were distinct sports or re-namings, of existing sports in other countries. These sports were:
1934 Queensland Beauty, Australia.
1937 Mrs. Violet Ewen, New Zealand.
1938 Apricot Dawn, America
1938 Pink Golden Dawn, America
1938 Exquisite, Sydney, Australia.
1939 Dorothy James, America.
1939 East Anglia, England.
1947 Mrs. Breedlove, America.
1957 Pink Flamingo, America.
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