White Lady Banks Rose (Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena')
White Lady Banks Rose
Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena'
- Other common name is Banks rose, White Banksiae
- Rapid growth rate
- Vigorous climber
- Great on trellis or other support
- Prolific blooms in spring
- Virtually Thornless
The stunning combination of rich green foliage and the profusion of showy white flowers helps to make this White Lady Banks Rose ideal for climbing porches, arbors, over a roof, and fences! The flowers of Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' bloom in spring and last to early summer, adding plenty of appeal along the way! They are from China and are vigorous climbers with a fast growth rate. Plant them, and in no time at all, you can enjoy the beautiful sight of the slightly fragrant showy flowers as they burst onto the scene! Grow them on a sturdy trellis or fence to create a privacy screen both you and your neighbors will love!
We like to plant Rosa banksiae in a spot that gets plenty of full sun exposure for the best show of flowers. These roses are easy to take care of and once established, require little to moderate water. Since they are virtually thornless, we have no problem letting pets play around this vine. Feeding with a balanced fertilizer is a good idea, so while you are at our nursery, be sure to pick up the fertilizers that are ideal for treating your dense soil! These Lady Banks Roses get bonus points for their Aphid resistance and for being practically immune to disease.
Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' is a classic vine full of romance, in fact, they were once called a woody perfume flower. Visit any of our nurseries throughout the Southwest and see these beauties for yourself. We take pride in being the growers that can assure their quality, and our nursery pros can help you handpick the perfect White Lady Banks Rose, custom-grown in our local climate as well as the companion plants that can enhance any size landscape!
Rapid growth rate
Heat and drought tolerant
Prolific spring blooms of yellow and white
Very wide use of landscape applications