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banksia banksia - Species Climber Rose

banksia banksia

Species Climber. Bred by in China in Antiquit.
Use:
 
Pergola, Wall
Color:
 
White
Form:
 
Semi-Double
Fragrance:
 
Strong Violets
Remontance:
 
None
Abundance:
 
Profuse
Bloom Size:
 
Small (1-2 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 8 - 11
Height & Width:
 
30 ft x
Recommendation:
 
Highly Recommended

Comments Where it will survive the cold, it will grow rampantly to 20 ft, and when it blooms it will look like a snow bank. It is named not for huge pile of snow it resembles for six weeks in bloom, but in honor of Lady Banks, wife of Sir Joseph who brought it from China.