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PlantFiles: Large Flowered Climbing Rose
Rosa 'Awakening'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Awakening
Additional cultivar information: (aka Probuzini)
Hybridized by Bohm; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1935

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Modern Climber

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Trained to climb

Patent Information:

Other Details:
Resistant to black spot
Resistant to rust
Stems are very thorny

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding
By simple layering
By air layering
By tip layering

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive KarenB61 On Jun 25, 2006, KarenB61 from Long Island, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Profuse bloomer. Good resistance to black spot, even in this year's very wet spring/early summer weather. Light fragrance.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jun 1, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in Czechoslovakia.

Sport of 'New Dawn'


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

Dutton, Alabama
Amherst, New Hampshire
Kings Park, New York
Lansdale, Pennsylvania

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