This garden flower is outstanding in all directions. The first patent for its cultivation was obtained in the United States. "New Dawn" has become a re-flowering variety, which is derived from the very hardy variety of roses Dr. W. Van Fleet.
It is characterized by the same endurance and can grow in almost any territory. The originator of the New Dawn rose variety was the company Somerset Rose Nursery.
The plant was bred in the 30s of the last century, but it does not lose its relevance among rose trees to this day. These roses grow remarkably, give out many flowers and tolerate frost quite well.
Photo and description
Rose "New Dawn" is one of the vigorous varieties of rose leafy roses, which form in the process of growing long shoots. Adult bushes are great for decorating vertical surfaces, as they are very wide.
Therefore, this rose is often used to create hedges or design walls. The leaves are small, smooth and have a light green color, which gradually darkens.
The flowers have a calm and even noble color. They are extremely fragrant, cup-shaped, light-filled, can fade a little under the scorching sun and change the shade from light pink to cream.
The diameter of one open flower can reach more than 6 cm. There are quite a few petals in one flower, about 25 of them, there are both convex and concave ones. Inflorescence racemose type, 5 flowers each. The flowering period begins in summer and lasts until the last weeks of autumn.
Among other things, the variety “New Dawn” is self-cleaning, therefore, after flowering, the petals themselves fall off and decorate the area on which they grow with a beautiful natural cover.
Where to plant a rose?
This plant loves lit areas and nutritious soil. Also, the soil should be permeable, loose and light. The site should be chosen such that will be well protected from sudden gusts of wind and drafts.
If it is planned to plant a rose “New Dawn” in order to plant the wall, then the landing holes are recommended to be placed at a distance of 50–60 cm from it. This way it will be possible to protect the roots of the plant from drying out. Seedlings for planting should choose a bushy, which have healthy beautiful green leaves.
Flowers are most often solitary, but there are also 5 hand-picked ones. Light pink pointed buds, opening up, acquire a cupped shape with a diameter of 10-12 cm. When there is their full opening, the flowers become creamy-white with a pink tinge, lush, smell tea rose. Their petals are concave and convex.
We offer to watch the video about the New Dawn rose: