'New Dawn' is a Rose variety in the Rosa genus with a scientific name of Rosa. New Dawn is a hybrid variety. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Pale pink and Pink lace and Carnation pink. The mature flowers take a Semi-double form, with an approximate petal count of 15. Leaves appear approximately as a Dark olive green colour.
New Dawn is a climbing rose with an arching habit that produces large pale-pink blooms. These blooms grow to a size of approx. 4 inches in diameter (petal count is around 26-35) and have a strong fragrance. New Dawn is very tolerant of most soils, and is a great grower in exposed positions due its hardiness.
New Dawn has received the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) from the RHS.New Dawn grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). New Dawn is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 5.00 metres (16.25 feet).
United States is believed to be where New Dawn originates from.
New Dawn Rose needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Hardy. very vigorous. 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.
Tip: this rose seems to flower best on old wood, so prune sparingly. 2
Hybrid. Will not grow true to type from seed.
It was discovered in a Connecticut nursery owned by Henry Dree and holds the first plant patent ever issued in the USA. After almost 67 years, it was elected to the World Rose Hall of Fame in 1997. 1
First rose to receive a United States patent.
Everblooming Dr W. Van Fleet, The New Dawn
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