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Blaze Climbing Rose

Blaze Climbing Rose

Rosa 'Blaze' PP#10

'Blaze' is one of the most prolific climbing Roses we have ever offered. With brilliant scarlet-red blooms emerging in clusters all over the plant, this climber spreads like a wall of fire on fences, gates, and trellis.

The first of the blooms appear in June and continue all summer long, and even make another grand showing in early fall. An easy-grower, this climbing Rose is recommended for first-time gardeners who want an exceptional rose-growing experience. Of course, seasoned gardeners looking for a very long season of color and ease of care will also be delighted by 'Blaze'!

Growing up to 15 feet tall and 8 feet wide, this blazing climber will take over and weave its way through a trellis or easily hide an unsightly fence, providing total coverage with its generous foliage. The blooms reach 2 to 3 inches wide, offering fiery color against the deep green leaves.

In the Spring, remove dead wood for even more beautiful blooms in the fall. 'Blaze' enjoys plenty of sun, water, and food. You will truly enjoy this easy-grower! Zones 5-9.

Whether you’re deadheading, removing dead wood, or performing an annual pruning, make sure your cuts are no more than ¼ inch (5 mm) above a bud, and slope the cut away from the bud, to prevent water from collecting on it.
  • Your cuts should always be clean, so keep your pruning shears sharp, and use pruning tools that are appropriately sized to whatever size stems you are cutting.

  • To encourage an open-centered form, cut to an outward-facing bud. To encourage upright growth on roses with a spreading habit, prune a few of the stems to inward-facing buds.

  • Prune any dieback to the healthy, white pith.

  • Remove dead or diseased stems, as well as any that cross or are spindly.

  • Your goal should be to have well-spaced stems that allow for a free flow of air.

  • If pruning an established plant, remove any old wood that is flowering poorly, and use a saw to get rid of old stubs that are no longer producing new shoots.

  • Other than climbing roses, you should prune newly planted roses hard, which encourages vigorous shoot production.

  • When removing suckers, trace them back to the roots from which they are growing, and simply take them off.
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