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Please help me find these roses

Tilton, NH(Zone 4a)

i am looking for Dr van Fleet, a wite-to-pink climber. My great-Grandmother has/had this in her gardens, and everwhere I've tried is sold out or no longer carrying them! I tried Roses Unlimited, Mary's plant farm, Pickering Nurseries, and Old Heirloom and Garden Roses.

The other rose I am looking for has no name that I know of, other than River rose. It is a shrubby rose, single red flowers with a hint of purple, and it grows profusely around the Heceta Head lighthouse in Oregon. Any help on this one would be appreciated!

Thank you,

Fort Smith, AR(Zone 7a)

Hi, Cedar. Here's a list of suppliers from helpmefind. May be hard to find this time of year. Good luck.


Stockholm, NJ(Zone 5b)

Rosie 163,

Thank you for this link. Am searching for rugosas and will try your list of suppliers.

Toadsuck, TX(Zone 7a)

I have a very prolific, I call it a Rambler,
much like your discription. Let me know if you want some cuttings.


Hi Linnea,

You may want to grow Dr. Van Fleet for sentimental reasons-it is, I believe, a once-blooming rose. This rose has a sport (ie, identical in appearance) to DVF, but it repeats-ie, it will bloom all summer and not just once. The name of this rose is New Dawn. Finally, there is a sport of ND that has a more double flower of the semi-double ND, called Awakening. This is the one that I grow and am quite pleased with it.


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