View Larger Climbing Old Blush Rose

Planted at Mount Vernon

Planted at Mount Vernon Upper Garden

  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones

    6 6 7 7b 8 8b 9 9b USDA basemap

    Average annual extreme minimum temperature 1976-2005

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    This elegant climbing rose sports large pink flowers from spring until nearly Christmas. It is lightly fragrant and easily trained to a graceful climbing habit against walls or over trellises.

    Latin Name

    Rosa chinensis 'Climbing Old Blush'


    Family

    Rosaceae


    Type of Plant

    Roses Roses

    Bloom Season

    May - December


    Seasons

    Fall Fall
    Spring Spring
    Summer Summer

    Specifications

    Max height Max Height: 20'
    Max spread Max Spread: 20'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun Full Sun
    Part Sun Part Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern Asia


    History

    Climbing Old Blush is a sport of the Old Blush rose and has been cultivated since the 1750s.


    Other Details

    Pollinator Pollinator

    Bartlett Tree Expert Company has been working with Mount Vernon Estate since 2011 providing expert arboricultural care and GPS mapping for the estate’s historic trees, as well as support from their research facility.   Mount Vernon is proud to partner with Bartlett Tree Experts and appreciates their sponsorship of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plant Finder App.

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