'Everblooming Dr. W. Van Fleet' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cristina Macleod
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Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber. (Series: Earth Kind ™)
Light pink. Moderate, apple fragrance. up to 35 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Arching, climbing. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 10' to 20' (305 to 610cm). Width: up to 8' (up to 245cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Hardy. very vigorous. drought resistant. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit. Prune after flowering is finished. Remove spent blooms only. This rose blooms on old wood.
United States - Patent No: PP 1 on 18 Aug 1931 VIEW USPTO PATENT
'The New Dawn'
Originator: Henry F. Rosenberg
Assigned to: Louis C. Schubert
Tip: this rose seems to flower best on old wood, so prune sparingly.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
'New Dawn' ex Guillot is diploid - see Reference of 2002.