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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Shadow Dancer Climbing Rose (1 of 12)

Fragrant; Repeat Bloomer
Disease Resistant
Plant in moist, but well-drained soil; fertilize once in spring, summer and fall
Prune by removing oldest canes after spring flush
Plant in full sun for all zones
height: 6-10 feet; Width: 2-5 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, build protective cage around base and fill with compost or shredded leaves; may suffer some dieback.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, mound compost or shredded leaves several inches deep above crown.
Zone 7: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season.
Zone 8: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season.
Zone 9: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season.

Rosa x 'Meicupag' Golden Sunblaze – Golden Sunblaze Rose
Miniature Rose with large, bright golden flowers
Mild Fragrance; Light Pink Double Blooms; Repeat Bloomer
Disease Resistant
Moist, but well-drained soil
Plant in full sun for all zones
Height: 12-15 inches; Width: 12-18 inches
Hardy in USDA zones (4)5-10:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, build protective cage around and 6" taller than shrub and fill with compost or shredded leaves; prune back 1/3 to 1/2 in late winter; may suffer significant dieback. Marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, build protective cage around and 6" taller than shrub and fill with compost or shredded leaves; prune back 1/3 to 1/2 in late winter; may suffer some dieback.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, mound compost or shredded leaves several inches deep above crown; prune back 1/3 to 1/2 in late winter.
Zone 7: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, mound compost or shredded leaves several inches deep above crown; prune back 1/3 in late winter.
Zone 8: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season; after first hard frost, mound compost or shredded leaves several inches deep above crown; prune back 1/3 in late winter.
Zone 9: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season; watch for fungal diseases year round; apply light fertilizer in November; prune back 1/3 after blooming which can continue into December.
Zone 10: Plant in early spring or early fall; water in dry periods during growing season; watch for fungal diseases year round; apply light fertilizer in November; prune back 1/3 after blooming which can continue into December.

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