RoseFile Database

Fourth of July - Large Flower Climber Rose

Fourth of July

Large Flower Climber. Bred by Carruth in USA in 1999.
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Use:
 
Pillar, Arch, Fence, Wall
Color:
 
Red/White Blend
Form:
 
Semi-Double
Fragrance:
 
Moderate Apple/Spice
Remontance:
 
Repeats
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Modest (2-4 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
-
Height & Width:
 
8 ft x 5 ft
Recommendation:
 

Comments There is a kind of youthful exuberance to Fourth of July's large clusters of red and white flowers that makes it hard to resist. The show is at its best when the flowers have just opened and the stamens are still a pale yellow. Later, when they darken, the effect is a little less festive. The rose is well suited to be grown on a pillar or arch. The plant manages to produce flowers with good continuity . This, combined with its vigor and disease resistance earned it an AARS award in 1999, being the first climber to earn the award since America did in 1976.