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Rosa 'Lawrence Johnston'

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Description

Lawrence Johnston is a strong climbing rose with fragrant yellow flowers and glossy green leaves. It will grow up to 25 feet tall and 9 feet wide. In mid-spring, it blooms profusely with 5-inch yellow semi-double blooms. It may occasionally rebloom. The foliage is dense with glossy leaves and has prickles.

Plant in well-drained loamy garden soil with regular waterings in full sun for best results. Grow on trellises, fences, arbors or any vertical site. 

Roses are susceptible to black spot, powdery mildew, rust and rose rosette. Insect pests are aphids, beetles, borers, scale, thrips, rose midges, leafhoppers and spider mites

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Dimensions:
    Height: 20 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 9 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    5-inch wide medium yellow, semi-double flowers in clusters in an April-May profuse bloom and may occasionally rebloom. 9-16 petals
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    glossy leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Vertical Spaces
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Specimen