Rose (Rosa 'Dr. W. Van Fleet') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Dr. W. Van Fleet'
'Docteur W. Van Fleet'
'Dr. Walter Van Fleet'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Hybrid wichurana
Extra Color Info: Medium pink, with lighter pink edges
Growth Habit: Climbing, 15-20 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Walter Van Fleet, 1910
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Plant Spread: 8-15 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: (Rosa wichuraiana x Safrano) x Souvenir du President Carnot
Child plants: 7 child plants

Image

Hillfarm Journal:  Hillfarm's RosesHillfarm Journal: Hillfarm's Roses
By Kathleen on February 14, 2012

Part of the story of Hillfarm as we know it will always have to be the roses that we found here.

(Full article11 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Photo gallery:
Location: Bordeaux, FranceDate: 2017-04-28
By AndreA33
Give a thumbs up
Location: Bordeaux, FranceDate: 2017-05-17
By AndreA33
Give a thumbs up

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jun 20, 2020 11:10 AM 215
Rosette Disease on a 60+ year old bush... advice by CoolhandLocke Jun 1, 2019 9:52 AM 20
New and growing roses in Louisiana by LouisianaRoseGirl May 1, 2019 9:18 AM 16
November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
May Queen by quercusnut May 15, 2018 5:26 PM 7
October 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 31, 2016 6:15 AM 161
Vintage Garden's "One of a Kind" Sale by Steve812 Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM 18
Help please - Can you suggest... by lilylady Jul 22, 2012 11:43 AM 24
my rose list by Kathleen Jun 30, 2011 10:14 AM 12

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Yoshino Cherry"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.