Rose (Rosa 'Lilac Dawn') in the Roses Database

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: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Thorned
Parentage: Lavender Pinocchio x Frolic


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread TitleLast ReplyReplies
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzuJun 21, 2015 3:56 PM163
May already? Here's to a wonderful spring! by SkiekittyJun 1, 2014 3:25 PM142
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by SkiekittyMay 3, 2014 5:09 PM138
Groundcover companion plants for roses by zuzuJul 25, 2013 3:59 PM37
June Parade of Roses in Colorado (finally!!) by SkiekittyJul 10, 2013 11:15 PM20
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzuMay 12, 2012 10:41 AM29
March photos and chat by CindiKSMar 31, 2012 3:34 PM161
Companion plants for the shade by GwenApr 13, 2011 10:54 PM19
San Jose Municipal Rose Garden and more of Heritage Gardens by Calif_SueOct 29, 2010 9:10 PM10
Mini Parade of.. well, everything but roses. by SkiekittyApr 28, 2010 5:18 PM24
My small rose parade by HemophobicMay 9, 2011 1:30 PM31
Teasing until it hurts. by SkiekittyApr 14, 2011 10:32 AM6
Anyone want to send me some rain? by SkiekittyJul 14, 2011 5:27 PM106
Signs of Spring... by AndiApr 2, 2011 5:24 PM35

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