Have a nice weekend gtags peeps. Iceberg is starting to ramble on the fenceline. It's in #shade (damp shade) with only #dappled-sunlight . It's doing great. #bareroot spring 2017. 6.16.18 #white #whiterose #rose #climber
#roseadvice I'm really new with roses. I don't know what I'm doing or how I want to train this lovely. Lattice is part of a pergola type archway. This is left side. My giant trumpet creeper rests atop the right side. They will eventually meet at top and fight it out. Which I think will look amazing. Should I just go straight up this outside lattice? Guess I don't have a choice if I keep her here. Help! I'm rambling!
You don't if that's where you want her Laura, you won't be able to train her horizontally. Just tie the stems in as they grow up the trellis. Mine is growing up and over a pergola and is not trained, it produces masses of flowers every year! It's quite rampant though! 👍🏼
Yes I will Leslie. It's a bare spot that has always been missing something. It's also in the view from kitchen window. It's a new idea to me, but if it needs to be moved later we can cut it back and try again. But I think it will be ok for a few years. @lesliecole49
I probably didn't say that right. I just meant if you sort of bend each branch instead of just letting it go straight up. You'll still go upwards, just not quite as fast, and you'll end up with flowers lower down and not just at the top.
Thank you Mona. I think it would be good if I used as much width of the lattice as possible when tying up. It would be nice to to get some lower blooms. I'll work with her and post progress pics. @emve
Playing catch up,again 🙄 I have this one. Can't wait for flowers. We just put up some wires to hopefully train it horizontally. They seem to do well just growing straight up too, so just a little bit of sidewards training should help too. Will have to compare notes 👍😊