Clusters of this uncommon color can create a commotion in the landscape ’cause it blooms & repeats in the very first season.
One question I am asked most often is: “What is a great climbing rose?
‘Stormy Weather’ is a great climbing rose.
Find Your Plant Hardiness Zone
It’s time to order your roses online or from catalogs that you’ve received, if you haven’t already. Growers are showing beautiful canes already on Instagram. Rose growers will ship your roses to you according to the last date of a late hard frost in your area, when it’s safe to plant roses. Here’s where you can go to determine your plant hardiness zone. USDA plant hardiness zone.
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“There’s no Climber that sings the blues any better…mysterious deep smokey purple blues with a touch of cloudy white on the reverse…set against grey-green leaves”. That’s a description of “Stormy Weather in one of the catalogs so if you want a great climber this is it!
My preferred plant hardiness zone map is Plant Maps because you will be able to determine the predicted last day of late hard frost and essential dates gardeners need. Simply click on the link above and enter your zip code for the data. Happy Climbing Rose Shopping.
One qustion I am ask frequently is “what’s a great climbing rose?” Here are three early spring blooming climbing roses. Two that are as “big as a barn.” One is a compact ‘mysterious deep smoky purple that’s simply a stunner!
1. Above and Beyond’ LCI
It is winter hardy, no-spray, minimal care and so enchantingly fragrant. Although it blooms just once a year in the spring, its worth having just for this spectacular bloom.
2. ‘Nevada’ Hybrid Moyesii
Blooms twice per year, white in the spring, pink in the fall!
When the gentle spring breeze blows its petals appear to look as if the entire bush is filled with butterflies. The fragrance is divine.
3. ‘Stormy Weather’ LCI Large Flowered Climber
Mid-size climber with full size roses, 8-10 feet
Repeat blooms in uncommon intense color, creating the perfect contrast w/oranges, reds, whites & yellows.