Easy to grow, nearly thornless, Lady Banks rose is a climber with strong growth habit. So strong in fact that the largest rose in the world is considered to be a white Lady Banks rose in Tombstone, Arizona, covering 8,000 square feet. Never fear, however, as you can keep this rose in check with regular pruning. Nearly evergreen, Lady Banks is covered with butter yellow blooms in spring. Fragrance is violet, and growth is to 15-20 feet. Bloom is in spring or early summer. Highly recommended for those who desire an easy-to-grow historic rose.