Monday, May 7, 2007

Rosa 'New Dawn' Large Flowered Climber


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ay) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: New Dawn
Additional cultivar information: (aka Everblooming Dr. W. Van Fleet, The New Dawn)
Hybridized by Somerset 1930

Class:
Modern Climber

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8° C (-20° F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1° C (-15° F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3° C (-10° F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5° C (-5° F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7° C (0° F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9° C (5° F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2° C (10° F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4° C (15° F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6° C (20° F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8° C (25° F)

Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:
Semi-double
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Habit:
Trained to climb
Trained as rambler

Patent Information:
Patented

Other Details:
Shade-tolerant
Resistant to black spot
Resistant to mildew
Resistant to rust

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering
Avoid pruning

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From hardwood cuttings

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