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Rosa 'Golden Showers' (Climbing Rose)

Rose 'Golden Showers', Climbing Rose 'Golden Showers'


A valuable repeat-flowering climbing rose, 'Golden Showers' features large, sweetly fragrant, semi-double, golden-yellow blooms, 4 in. wide (10 cm), paling to light yellow as they mature. Blooming continuously from midsummer to early fall, this large climber enjoys a stiff, upright growth with almost thornless stems and glossy, dark green leaves. An old favorite, this climbing rose is suitable for small gardens and perfect for covering a sunny wall, arbor, arch, even in shade. Extremely reliable in most climates, 'Golden Showers' is regarded as one of the best compact, yellow roses.

  • 1957 All-America Rose Selection - the most prestigious rose award in the USA.
  • Grows up to 6 ft. tall (180 cm) and 7 ft. wide (210 cm). May be pruned to grow as a shrub
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile in moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates poor soil and shade. 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 Dr. Walter E. Lammerts in 1956.

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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, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spread 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
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, Small Gardens, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 5' – 6' (150cm – 180cm)
Spread 6' – 7' (180cm – 210cm)
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, Small Gardens, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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