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'New Dawn' rose Description
'New Dawn (Large Flowered Climber, Dreer, 1930)' rose photo
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Light pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: New Dawn
Discovered by Henry F. Bosenberg (United States, 1930). Discovered by Somerset Rose Nursery (United States, 1930).
Introduced in United States by Henry A. Dreer Archive in 1930 as 'New Dawn'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1932 as 'New Dawn'.
Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.  Earth Kind ™.  
Light pink.  Moderate, apple fragrance.  up to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Arching, climbing.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Hardy.  very vigorous.  drought resistant.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  Prune after flowering is finished.  Remove spent blooms only.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
United States - Patent No: PP 1  on  18 Aug 1931   VIEW USPTO PATENT
'The New Dawn'
Originator: Henry F. Rosenberg
Assigned to: Louis C. Schubert
Tip: this rose seems to flower best on old wood, so prune sparingly.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
'New Dawn' ex Guillot is diploid - see Reference of 2002.