Zephirine Drouhin Climbing Rose classic old-fashioned thornless climber romantic, fantastically fragrant, old-fashioned, season-long bloom. of vivid cerise-carmine provide outstanding mass effect. grows vigorously to 15 to 20 feet high and 4 to 5 feet wide and, remarkable for any Rose, performs well in shade! excellent choice for north-facing walls and areas with little sunlight. big semi-double blooms of bright pink, peaking in spring and fall; moist, well-drained, loamy soil. Z 5-9.
White Lady Banks Rose: thornless! A vigorous climber with rich green foliage on nearly thorn-free slender branches. Miniature, double, white blooms have a slight fragrance and are quite profuse. Bursts into bloom in spring to early summer; does not repeat bloom. Evergreen in milder climates. A fine climber for arbors. Zones:6-9
PERENNIAL - Rose 'Zephirine Drouhin' While 'New Dawn' rose graces the arbor leading to the back yard, it's 'Zephirine Drouhin' on the pergola out front. This heirloom from the 1860s is still popular today. It blooms throughout the season with sweetly scented, cerise-pink blooms. Zones 5-9. Test Garden Tip: 'Zephrine Drouhin' is an especially good choice for front yards because the stems have few thorns. In fact, this rose has earned the nickname "the thornless rose."