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Rosa 'America' (Climbing Rose)

Rose 'America', Rosa 'JACclam', Large-Flowered Climber


Fast growing and vigorous, Rosa 'America' is a glorious climbing rose with elegant sprays of fully double, perfectly shaped, coral flowers, 3 in. across (10 cm), packed with up to 43 petals. Opening from pointed buds, they enjoy a strong and delightful clove fragrance. Borne mostly one per stem, but occasionally in small clusters, they bloom in flushes from late spring to fall. They contrast nicely with the thick, leathery foliage of dark green leaves. A popular climber prized for its vigor, prolific blooms, intoxicating perfume and excellent disease resistance.

  • 1976 All-America Rose Selection - the most prestigious rose award in the USA.
  • Grows up to 10-15 ft. tall (300-450 cm) and 4-6 ft. wide (120-180 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile in moist, well-drained soils. For best flowering apply a balanced fertilizer and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertilizer again in early summer
  • Very disease resistant.
  • Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer
  • Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1975).

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10' – 15' (3m – 4.5m)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds and Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10' – 15' (3m – 4.5m)
Spread 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds and Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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