‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose Weathers Winter

'Stormy Weather' Bloom & A Bumble Bee

7 Traits You Want In A Climbing Rose Bush

  1. Perpetual Bloom Cycle
  2. Winter Hardiness Tested in zones 3-9
  3. Colorful
  4. Disease resistant
  5. Fragrant
  6. Easy care
  7. Vigorous rapid bloom cycle

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.

'Stormy Weather' Next to the Deck
‘Stormy Weather’ Next to the Deck

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.

”Stormy Weather’ LCI,

Time To Order | Happy Rose Shopping

“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.

‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose, Mauve or Purple?

'Stormy Weather', LCI Beautiful large flowered climber blooming in candelabra of purple blooms or do you call them mauve?

The weather across the U.S. calls for a rose aptly named ‘Stormy Weather’ for Wordless Wednesday. Join the debate, leave a comment. Color is subjective. How do you see the color of ‘Stormy Weather’?

  1. Mauve
  2. Purple
  3. Burgundy

Vote in the comment section or tweet your vote.

'Stormy Weather', LCI Beautiful large flowered climber blooming in candelabra of purple blooms or do you call them mauve?
‘Stormy Weather’, LCI Beautiful large flowered climbing rose bush blooming in candelabra of purple blooms or do you call them mauve?

'Stormy Weather' Climbing Rose Candelabra
‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose Filled With Blooming Candelabra

The little ruler was provided by The Seedkeeper Company, the best source for organizing your seeds.

 

 

3 Climbing Roses ‘Big As A Barn’

'Stormy Weather'

'Above and Beyond' As Big as a Barn
‘Above and Beyond’ As Big as a Barn Ready to Burst Into Bloom

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

  1. Winter hardy
  2. No-spray
  3. Minimal care
  4. Highly Fragrant

    'Above and Beyond' loaded with buds | Hydridized by Dr. David Zlesak | Winter Hardy, Easy-Care
    ‘Above and Beyond’ Large Flowered Climber loaded with rose buds | Hybridized by Dr. David Zlesak | Winter Hardy, Easy-Care, no-spray

    'Above and Beyond' loaded with buds as 'Big As A Barn'
    ‘Above and Beyond’ loaded with buds as ‘Big As A Barn’ | Next to ‘Above and ‘Beyond’ is Proven Winners Oso Easy ‘Paprika’ and ‘Fragrant Speader’

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.

'Above and Beyond' Roses in Bloom in the Rose Garden
‘Above and Beyond’ Roses in Bloom

2. ‘Nevada’ Hybrid Moyesii

  1. Winter hardy
  2. Minimal care
  3. Blooms twice per year, white in the spring, pink in the fall!
  4. Highly fragrant

When the gentle spring breeze blows its petals appear to look as if the entire bush is filled with butterflies. The fragrance is divine.

'Nevada' petals looks like butterflies when the wind blows the petals
‘Nevada’ looks like butterflies when the wind blows the petals

'Nevada' Hybrid Moyessii | Blooms twice a year, very fragrant
‘Nevada’ Hybrid Moyessii | Blooms twice a year, very fragrant

'Nevada' a Hybrid Moyesii "loaded with buds ready to burst into its spring bloom 'big as a barn'
‘Nevada’ a Hybrid Moyesii “loaded with buds ready to burst into its spring bloom ‘big as a barn’

'Stormy Weather'
‘Stormy Weather’ appearing as big as a barn

3. ‘Stormy Weather’ LCI Large Flowered Climber

  1. Mid-size climber with full size roses, 8-10 feet
  2. Repeat blooms in uncommon intense color, creating the perfect contrast w/oranges, reds, whites & yellows.
  3. Fragrant­

    'Stormy Weather'
    ‘Stormy Weather’ Rose Blossom

    'Stormy Weather'
    ‘Stormy Weather’ beginning to blooming