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Climbing Roses

Climbers come in three sizes:
RAMBLERS (R)

Ramblers are capable of quick strong growth, covering a considerable area in a relatively short period of time. Many ramblers are only flush flowering in Spring and early Summer, with limited flowering in the Autumn; the cooler climate, the more Autumn flower. A most attractive display may be obtained by planting a rambler at the centre of a large circular bed, with shoots set out in a circular fashion by pegging down the canes to the soil. Growth between 4 to 6 metres or above.

CLIMBERS (C)

Climbers are ideally suited to planting against a wall or fence as well as over large arches. Many are climbing sports of well known hybrid or floribuna varieties. They will benefit from tying down canes to encourage lateral growth, resulting in more flower production. Once established, most climbers will flower prolifically throughout the seasons Spring to Autumn. Growth between 2 to 4 metres on average.

PILLARS (P)

Pillar type climbers are less rampant varieties suited to small arches, veranda posts or trailing along chain fences. They will have manageable vigour and will produce a good display of flowers over the entire plant. Growth is usually up to 2.5 metres high.

Climbing Roses
Climbers can be used in a multitude of situations, limited only by your imagination. For best results espalier the long canes into a horizontal position to promote lateral growth. Do not prune for the first two seasons and then only to remove dead wood and unproductive growth. Climbers flower best from two year old canes.

It is important to train the long canes in a horizontal position to promote bloom production. Allow time for the plants to establish themselves - flowers generally come off two year old wood. Do not prune until the third or fourth season and try to leave the long canes.

Please note: Some climbing roses below may not be catagorised to a Rambler, Climber or Pillar type growth. These varieties are shrub roses that can be trained as climbers and will generally have the growth habit of a Pillar climber.

Plant approximately 2 to 5m apart depending on the growth habit.
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Bathsheba

(Auschimbley) - Apricot-yellow buds open to shallowly cupped, many petalled rosettes. They are a bea..

$23.25

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Altissimo - Climbing (C)

An outstanding showy climber with large single bright red blooms. Growth to 4 metres. Repeat floweri..

$17.95

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Anita's Rose - Climbing

(CHEWscotch) - A lovely romantic style bloom in pale salmon accompanied by a light fragrance. 1.8m s..

$22.95

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Black Boy - Climbing (C)

(Alister Clark pre 1918) - Large flowered semi-double blooms of dark crimson. Flowers are produced f..

$17.95

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Blossomtime - Climbing (P)

Clusters of shapely flowers in two shades of pink. A moderate pillar-type climber to about 2.5m whic..

$17.95

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Blue Moon - Climbing (C)

Climbing sport of the well known hybrid tea bush variety. Well formed medium-sized mauve flowers. Re..

$17.95

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Falstaff

(Ausverse) - Large, cupped flowers of rich, dark crimson turn a pleasing shade of rich purple as the..

$23.25

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Golden Celebration

(Ausgold) - Very large deeply cupped flowers of rich golden yellow. A very good shrub with ideal rou..

$18.25

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Harmonize - Climbing

(CHEWendeye) - Masses of beautiful cream open blooms with pink blushes and the tell-tale Persica Hyb..

$22.95

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Iceberg - Climbing (C)

This sport of the world famous Iceberg is by far the most popular white climber. Nicely shaped pure ..

$17.95

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Jasmina - Climbing (C)

(Korcentex) - A profusion of violet pink, cupped blooms with a nostalgic old world appearance are pr..

$22.95

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Kathleen Harrop

(Bourbon 1919) - Soft shell pink scented blooms. A sport of Zephirine Drouhin. Thornless bush to 2m ..

$17.95

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Kiss Me Kate - Climbing (C)

(Kornagelio) - A classic combination of a fully petalled blooms with a strong lemon / green apple fr..

$22.95

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Lady Of Shalott

(Ausnyson) - Buds of rich orange-red open to form a lightly fragrant chalice-shapped bloom filled wi..

$23.25

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Manita - Climbing (C)

(Kordes) - A rose of exceptional quality as a climber. It vigorous, healthy, and easy to grow. Large..

$17.95

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Mister Lincoln - Climbing (C)

A vigorous climbing sport of the popular Hybrid Tea 'Mister Lincoln'. Large, fragrant, dark velvet-r..

$17.95

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Moonlight - Climbing (C)

(Korklemol) - This award winning climber will warm your garden with its beautiful semi-double blooms..

$22.95

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New Dawn

(Hybrid Wichurana 1930) - Large pale pink flowers are produced repeatedly on a climber, which will r..

$17.95

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Pinkie - Climbing (C)

Clusters of candy-pink flowers cover this climber of manageable vigour all season. Bright green, glo..

$17.95

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Quick Silver - Climbing

(Korpucoblu) - A much sort after colour for the climbing range.  The rich mauve blooms are large and..

$22.95

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