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Rosa ‘Sally Holmes’ (Climbing Rose)

Rose 'Sally Holmes', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Musk Roses

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Rosa Sally Holmes, Rosa 'Sally Holmes', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Musk Roses, Fragrant roses, Pink Roses, White Roses
Rosa Sally Holmes, Rosa 'Sally Holmes', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Musk Roses, Fragrant roses, Pink Roses, White Roses
Rosa Sally Holmes, Rosa 'Sally Holmes', Climbing Roses, Hybrid Musk Roses, Fragrant roses, Pink Roses, White Roses

Providing a charming display that is a feast for the eyes, award-winning Rosa ‘Sally Holmes’ is a vigorous, climbing rose with generous clusters of fragrant, single (4-8 petals), creamy white flowers and pink-peach buds. The large blossoms, 3.5 in. across (9 cm), open their ruffled petals to reveal their golden stamens. They stand out against the healthy foliage of glossy, dark green leaves. Free-flowering and almost continuously in bloom from early summer to fall, ‘Sally Holmes’ is well-branched and almost thornless. Very versatile, it may be grown as a climber or a bushy shrub. Excellent cut flowers. Very disease resistant.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Featuring a bushy, upright habit, this ravishing and vigorous rose is an excellent repeat bloomer whose striking beauty allows it to be treated as a specimen plant in the landscape. It is also a superb addition to the border.
  • Grows up to 6-12 ft. tall (180-360 cm) and 3-5 ft. across (90-150 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerant of partial shade.
  • Bred by Robert A. Holmes in 1976.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 3 - 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 6' - 12'
(180cm - 3.7m)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
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 Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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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.
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 3 - 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 6' - 12'
(180cm - 3.7m)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
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 Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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