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Rosa ‘Compassion’ (Climbing Rose)

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A repeat-flowering climber with a strong upright habit and excellent disease resistance, award-winning Rosa ‘Compassion’ is a superb hybrid tea rose which produces abundant clusters of fragrant, fully double, salmon pink flowers delicately tinged with apricot. The large blossoms, 4 in. wide (10 cm), count over 40 petals and exude a strong fragrance. They are perfectly displayed against the healthy, glossy, dark green foliage and make an impressive display. Very free flowering, bushy, well-branched, ‘Compassion’ is quite versatile and can be grown as a shrub, although it is most effective when trained as a climber. An ideal background for its summer-long floral display!

  • Blooming in flushes from late spring to late summer, this Rose is a good repeat bloomer.
  • Grows up to 5-15 feet tall (150-455 cm) and spreads 5-8 ft. (150-240 cm). An excellent choice for beds and borders. Plant it where you can enjoy its perfume daily: near a doorway, along a path, near your patio or deck. Excellent cut flowers. Ideal as a free-blooming climber for walls, arbors, fences, or other garden structures.
  • Highly popular, this lovely Rose won many prestigious awards, including the Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Best grown in full sun in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • Very disease resistant
  • Bred by Harkness in 1972.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 10
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5' - 15'
(150cm - 4.6m)
Spread 5' - 8'
(150cm - 240cm)
Spacing 60" - 96"
(150cm - 240cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs 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 Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 10
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5' - 15'
(150cm - 4.6m)
Spread 5' - 8'
(150cm - 240cm)
Spacing 60" - 96"
(150cm - 240cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs 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 Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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