Floribunda Rose
Rosa 'Lilac Dawn'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lilac Dawn
Additional cultivar information:(PP2225)
Hybridized by Swim-Weeks
Registered or introduced: 1964
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patent expired

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Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 26, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 2225 has expired