This climber produces an endless display of fragrant apricot-yellow blossoms. It grows to about 12 feet high and makes the perfect vertical accent in the garden.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsNoisette roses are climbers with smooth stems and glossy leaves. They make excellent choices for climbing up walls, fences, or other sturdy structures.
CareGrow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Provide good air circulation and remove fallen leaves to help prevent disease. Prune to keep within desired space and reduce side shoots by 2/3. To renovate, prune one or two of oldest shoots to 1 to 1.5 feet from the base.
PropagationTake softwood cuttings when bloom initiates in spring to summer; take hardwood cuttings in fall.
ProblemsAphids, leafhoppers, spider mites, scale, caterpillars, sawfly larvae, cane borers, Japanese beetles, rose stem girders, rose midges, rose slugs, rose chafers, leaf-cutting bees, black spot, rust, powdery mildew, crown gall, canker, dieback, downy mildew, viruses.
- Genus : Rosa
- Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
- Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
- Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
- Bloom Time : Fall, Spring, Summer
- Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Fruit
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow