Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ is a classic and elegant climbing rose, renowned as the forerunner of the modern perpetual flowering climbers. Its abundant clusters of silvery soft pink flowers are medium-sized, sweetly fragrant, and deepen in color towards the center, creating a stunning visual effect. The glossy foliage provides a beautiful backdrop to the profusion of blooms. This rose is perfect for creating a romantic and nostalgic atmosphere in any garden, whether trained against a wall or allowed to ramble through a large tree. Developed by Dreer in 1930, it is a true classic that continues to be beloved by gardeners to this day.
- Common Name(s):The New Dawn Rose
- Hardiness:Fully hardy
- How big will I get? Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ can grow to a height of 4.5m and a spread of 3m.
- Did You Know That:Roses come in many different colors, each with its own symbolic meaning. For example, red roses represent love and passion, while yellow roses represent friendship and joy?
A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.
Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.
Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ can handle either an exposed or a sheltered position and requires full sun to thrive, this consists of more than six hours of direct sunshine per day.
Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ should be pruned in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins. Start by removing any dead, damaged, or diseased wood from the plant, cutting back to healthy wood and sterilizing your pruning shears between cuts to prevent disease spread. To encourage the growth of new canes, cut back the lateral branches on the main stems to two or three buds. Tie in new canes to your support structure as they grow, using a soft material like twine or velcro tape to prevent damage to the plant. Finally, remove any crossing branches or branches that are rubbing against each other to prevent damage and encourage healthy growth. By following these steps, you can keep your climbing roses healthy, attractive, and blooming beautifully year after year.
Pest, Diseases and Wildlife
Rosa ‘The New Dawn’ can have problems with aphids, leafhoppers, and scale insects , it can be vulnerable to certain diseases such as black spot, rust and powdery mildews. It is also known to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It is not considered to be toxic.