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The Roses Database: Rose (Rosa 'Lilac Dawn')

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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Lavender-pink to lilac
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Swim & Weeks, 1964
Optimal growing zones: Zone 6b and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Attracts Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden, CA

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-04-25
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