Pillar, Arch, Wall
Modest (2-4 in)
Zone 6 - 9
Height & Width:
15 ft x 8 ft
There is really nothing like this rose. It climbs to great heights, produces large, high centered lemon chiffon flowers, and survives zone five winters. The leaves resemble bay leaves and have enough of a tinge of yellow to really make the flowers glow. A ten year old plant can cover a 10 ft x 10 ft wall with flowers and do it for about a month a year. It can get some mildew, but is not seriously affected by it.
BTW: On its own roots it does need rich, moist soil to thrive. On poor, dryish soil it will sometimes do nothing and sometimes die.
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