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Belonging to the Rosa genus (Rosa 'Golden Showers'), Golden Showers is a variety of Rose. Golden Showers is a hybrid variety. Blooms typically mature to a diameter of 15.2 cm (5.93 inches imperial) and produce a licorice fragrance, whilst displaying in these approximate colours:   Lemon chiffon and   Lemon and   Golden yellow. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 30. Leaves appear approximately as a   Lincoln green colour.

Golden Showers is yellow climbing rose with a licorice-like fragrance. This variety is tolerant to shade, but tends to bloom better in a sunny environment.

This variety has received the following awards 2:

  • All America Rose Selection in 1957
  • Portland Gold Medal in 1957
  • The RHS Award of Garden Merit in 1993
Golden Showers grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Golden Showers is known for its Climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 3.50 metres (11.38 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

United States is believed to be where Golden Showers originates from.

Golden Showers Rose needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow Golden Showers

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Avoid pruning for the first two years after planting to allow the long canes of this climber to develop.

Shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit. 1

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Golden Showers is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Golden Showers in loamy soil with a ph of between 4.5 and 8.0 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Golden Showers from seed

Golden Showers is a hybrid variety of rose. As such, it will not reliably grow true to type from seed.

Transplanting Golden Showers

As Golden Showers is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Golden Showers

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