Lady Banks Rose
15' - 20'
Medium Glossy Green
Adverse Growth Factors
Description and Cultural Plant Tips
This rose has a profusion of clusters of small yellow blossoms on mostly thornless, arching branches in spring. It can be trained to climb walls, fences and arbors, but it can also be pruned into a hedge form. It can also be used to tumble down banks and hillsides.
Plant in an amended loamy soil with lots of compost for best results. Mulch in a 2'- 3' diameter circle to conserve soil moisture. Does best planted in full sun as it will get powdery mildew in too much shade. It is a rampant grower and needs to be pruned each year in late winter to keep it under control. It has low water needs once established but does better with regular water.
It is more resistant to rose disease than the hybrids but as noted above it can develop powdery mildew if located in too much shade.
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