Collection: Climbing Roses

A climbing rose is a type of rose that grows long, flexible stems that can be trained to climb on various supports, such as trellises, arbors, fences, or walls.  Let’s clear things up straight away. Climbers aren’t like ivy.  They don’t have aerial roots, tendrils, or suckers. Climbing roses only “climb” if you help them.  They won’t “cling” to a wall or a fence like true vines and they can’t support themselves.

Climbing roses produce large, fragrant flowers that can be single or clustered, depending on the variety. They usually bloom more than once in a season, especially if they are pruned and deadheaded regularly. Climbing roses are popular for adding vertical interest and color to gardens, as well as creating romantic and cottage-style effects.