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Rosa 'Mrs. F.W. Flight' (Climbing Rose)

Rose 'Mrs. F.W. Flight', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Multiflora Roses, Large-Flowered Climbers


Rosa 'Mrs. F.W. Flight' is a vigorous, almost thornless, climber with large clusters of lightly fragrant, semi-double (16-25 petals), deep pink flowers, 2 in. across (5 cm), adorned with white centers. Free-flowering, this climbing rose expreriences an overwhelming flush of blooms in late spring or early summer. Its smooth stems are clothed with handsome, pointed, mid-green leaves. Perfect for training over arches, fences or trellises in sun.

  • Grows up to 6-8 ft. tall (180-240 cm) and 3-4 ft. wide (90-120 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in humus-rich, fertile, 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.
  • Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer
  • Bred by Cutbush in 1905.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 6' – 8' (180cm – 240cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
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, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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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
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Climbing Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 6' – 8' (180cm – 240cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 48" (120cm)
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, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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