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Rose - New Dawn

Location:

The Main Rose Garden

Description:

This is a vigorous climber with an arching habit, shiny, mid-green leaves and produces pale pink, double, highly scented flowers from summer through to autumn. It can tolerate a wide range of soils and is hardy enough to be grown on a shaded wall or in exposed positions. As a climbing rose, it is best pruned from late autumn to early spring.

Site and Care:

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil that does not dry out, in full sun or partial shade. Climbers may repeat bloom. Climbing roses are not self-clinging and need supports of trellis or horizontal wires to which the shoots can be tied.  Prune early to remove winter damage and dead wood. Prune after flowering (late autumn/winter) to shape and keep their size in check. If the plant is heavily congested, cut out any really old branches from the base to promote new growth. They will benefit from a mulch at this time. Regularly dead head.