HOW TO PRUNE CLIMBING & RAMBLING ROSES •Follow the steps in the article to prune MODERN CLIMBING ROSES: (‘New Dawn’, ‘Blaze’, ‘White Dawn’, ‘Iceberg’, ‘Zepherine Drouhin’, ‘Eden’, ‘Golden Showers’ ‘Aloha’ etc.) •Follow the steps in the article to prune RAMBLING ROSES: (‘American Pillar’, Rosa wichuriana,’William Baffin’, ‘Super Excelsa’, ‘Super Dorothy’ ‘Himalayan Musk’, etc)
Pearly Gates™ Climbing Rose Exceptionally large flowers are pure pastel pink – a color you rarely in climbing roses. Like old-fashioned roses in form and strong, sweet scent, they open all the way to the ground on sturdy 10-12' canes! Blooms on both old and new wood, so you will have lots of flowers throughout summer and fall, and its disease resistance is well above the norm. All this from a plant discovered growing in a home garden in Missouri! Zones 4-9.
Shorter roses and clematises are ideal for framing windows. An advantage of growing these two plants together is that with correct pruning, the clematis will flower from the base to the top, its flowers masking the inevitable “bare legs” of the climbing rose.
Growing Climbing Plants in Containers Many compact climbers, such as jasmine and some clematis, are well suited to living in pots. All they need is a good-sized container, suitable support and regular watering and feeding.