- USDA Zone
- Well-drained, yet moist
The climbing or rambling deciduous shrub catches attention with its pristine flowers, dark berries and bright, glossy leaves. The hooked thorns are spread sparsely along the long, arching stems. It doesn’t require much attention, is a fast grower and looks attractive as a part of a rose mix. You can grow it as a part of hedgerow or woodland.
Water it regularly but not excessively, avoiding waterlogging.
Cut only the new shoots in spring as it blooms only on its older shoots. Remove the dead and dried wood in fall and the dried flowers throughout the year.
Apply a balanced fertilizer between early spring to fall and mulch in late winter or early spring.
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