English Roses as Climbers
Glorious fragrant blooms, superb repeat-flowering, easy to manage - English Roses make excellent climbers.

English Roses are seldom more beautiful than when they are grown as climbing roses and the varieties featured over the next few pages are amongst the very best. They repeat flower with exceptional continuity and, during the flowering season, are clothed in blooms from the top all the way down to the base of the plant. Vigorous, without being too tall, they are perfect for pillars, pergolas, arches and obelisks. Their flexible canes also make them easy to fan out on walls, trellises and fences.
Constance Spry

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

A Shropshire Lad

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

The Generous Gardener

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

James Galway

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

Mortimer Sackler

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

Crown Princess Margareta

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

The Pilgrim

Bare Root - £16.50
Potted - £21.50

Gertrude Jekyll

Bare Root - £16.50

 
 
 

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Growing English Roses as climbers
To grow an English Rose as a climber, simply fan out the stems and tie them loosely into place. The closer the stems are to horizontal, the more flowering shoots they will produce. Remove some of the shorter twiggier stems at the base of the plant. This will help to create a taller climber more quickly, by concentrating the plant's energy into the stronger stems.

Planting against a wall will help to encourage climbing. The roots should always be kept well away from the base of the wall as this is often very dry. Lean the stems in towards the wall, fan them out and tie in. English Climbing Roses are well-suited to growing on small, decorative obelisks, arches or pillars as the growth is not so vigorous that it will overwhelm the structure.
 
 

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31 March 2015