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Unknown Pink Rose

Posted by albartsch z6 MA (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 5, 05 at 10:20

This rose was probably planted around the time the house was built-1940. It blooms on canes sent out the previous year, and the canes are about 6-8 feet. It has hundreds of blooms for 3 weeks in late June, July (I'm in the suburbs of Boston). In years past, noone has fertilized it, and it blooms just the same. Starts pale pink and fades slightly.

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RE: Unknown Pink Rose

more pics. They do have thorns.

Here is a link that might be useful: Unknown Roses


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RE: Unknown Pink Rose

Most likely 'New Dawn'.


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One more comment. It is most likely New Dawn, but I've never seen it repeat bloom so I thought it might be something else.


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'Dr. W. Van Fleet', a non-recurrent climber, sported into the (usually) recurrent 'New Dawn'. Very similar flower & foliage.


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