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
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
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

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

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: In my Northern California garden
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2004-01-01
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Philo, California
New Dawn
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: June 4, 2021
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Date: 2014-05-18

Date: 2021-11-21
Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my garden
Date: 2018-05-22
a favorite
Location: Kyle, TX
Date: 2021-04-27
Pretty maids all in a row
Location: Behind my house, east side.
Date: 2017-05-24
First bloom of the season on this rose
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: KYLE
Date: 2018-04-21
A tough rose with thick, thorny canes--light fragrance
Photo by RuuddeBlock
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2018-06-03
Digital Camera
Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2018-05-27
digital camera
Photo by Mike
Location: Botanical Graden Meise - Nationale Plantentuin Meise - Brussel
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: May 31, 2021
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: My Gardens
Date: Summer 2007
Close Up View
Photo by Zoia
Location: Coastal WA 9A
Date: 2023-06-13
Fragrant, vigorous, shade tolerant. My favorite climber.

Date: 2018-05-18
New Dawn's first bloom of 2018
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EU
Date: 2017-06-19
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2018-06-11

photo credit: Georges Seguin
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2009-05-21
Location: NJ
Date: No idea
Photo by Mike
Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2023-06-27
Rose (Rosa 'New Dawn') is very fragrant.
Photo by Mike
Location: KYLE
Date: 2019-04-29

photo credit: Epibase
Photo by Steve812
Location: My Gardens
Date: Summer 2007
Close Up View
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA

Date: 2009-11-05
Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.
Photo by Mike
Photo by Mike
Photo by Mike
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Photo by kosk0025
Photo by Mike

Date: 2021-11-21
Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TX
Date: 2012-04-25
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-06-05
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-06-05
Cool rose streak across the bud
Location: South Yorkshire, England
Date: 2021-07-09
Location: South Yorkshire, England
Date: 2021-07-09
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-05-26
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2010-07-07
Photo by zuzu
Location: West Covina, CA
Photo by Mike
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2011-06-27
Another very healthy rose!

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Photo by chelle
Location: Backyard/courtyard
Date: 5/24/2014
Blooms on my New Dawn rose bush
Location: Elizabethan Gardens, Dare County, North Carolina | June, 2022
Date: 2022-06-12
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Date: Early May 2021
Baby new dawn with Peggy getting in her space
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2016-10-19
Rose Hips
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-06-07
Comments:
  • 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.
Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On December 1, 2014 Obtained plant
Cobs On August 27, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Purchased mid 1990's from Trinity Farm Roses. Planted up the rose in centre garden off the deck
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Gorgeous! by PollyK Sep 19, 2023 12:36 AM 1
New Dawn by janwax Jul 7, 2014 10:42 PM 1

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