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Products > Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'
 
Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' - Lady Bank's Yellow Rose
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Vine
Family: Rosaceae (Roses)
Origin: China (Asia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring
Height: Climbing (Vine)
Width: Spreading
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' (Lady Bank's Yellow Rose) - This thornless climbing wild rose reliably produces in spring copious amounts of lightly scented small double butter-yellow blooms that will drape like blankets and garlands over all shrubs or buildings in its path. It was officially introduced in 1824 from China by John Parks but apparently had been observed growing in a Botanic Garden in Calcutta prior to this. Thought to be the hardiest of the R. banksiae although some think it may be an ancient hybrid with a Tea Rose. This large plant can be grown as a large mounding plant, as a climber or contained as a hedge if pruned just after spring bloom. A large specimen of this rose can be seen in our nursery clambering up a blue gum along our back fence. Zones 4-10.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery and our own landscape plantings and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments we receive from others and appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'
 
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