Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Hybrid wichurana
Extra Color Info: Light pink, aging to white
Growth Habit: Climber, typically 10-20 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Somerset Rose Nursery, 1930
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer
Awards: Earth-Kind Rose

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 10-20 feet
Plant Spread: 5-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 1 (Expired)
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Sport of: Dr. W. Van Fleet
Child plants: 22 child plants

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'New Dawn'
  • 'Everblooming Dr. W. Van Fleet'
  • 'The New Dawn'

Common names
  • Rose

  • Posted by Steve812 (Prescott, AZ - Zone 7b) on Oct 29, 2012 11:14 AM concerning plant:
    New Dawn, when it gets enough water and good soil, grows quickly and is fairly free of disease. Its high-centered flowers have a light fragrance.
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 5:32 PM concerning plant:
    Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
    "This healthy climber, a repeat blooming sport of Dr. W. Van Fleet, bears long, full-pointed buds which are soft pink and fade to blush-cream as the flower opens fully. The foliage maintains a lustrous, dark green hue throughout the growing season. Give this vigorous rambler plenty of room to grow and you will be rewarded by years of beauty and fragrance."
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 8, 2014 11:44 PM concerning plant:
    This rose grows large. Large thorny climber.
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Gorgeous! by PollyK Nov 16, 2011 9:26 AM 0
New Dawn by janwax Jul 7, 2014 10:42 PM 1

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