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Lady Hillingdon climbing Tea Rose

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Having had a fall last year, I did not have my lovely climber pruned; it gave continuous scented tea roses until about the end of September, then gradually ceased blooming. Got my gardener in, and asked him to take off 2/3rds. I have found that fairly hard pruning does nothing to its virility, and will expect shoots to appear within 6 months. I always enjoy this rose, it grows over two arches over my patio; mind you, I have lots oflight now through my back window. Here is a picture of this rose when in full bloom.

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Thanks for the info autumnleaves. I have this rose too, bred locally at Lowe and Shawyers nursery after our very own Lady Hillingdon. My mum worked there as a girl although it is all Brunel University now. Sorry for rambling. I'm going to hard prune mine right now and hope for even more yellow flowers next year. I can't see yours though.

1 Nov, 2017

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