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'Lilac Dawn' rose Description
'Lilac Dawn' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Lilac Dawn
Exhibition name: Lilac Dawn
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, before 1962).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1964 as 'Lilac Dawn'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Flowers lavender-pink to lilac.  Lilac fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Light green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,225  on  12 Feb 1963   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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