This rose is Breath of Life. It’s a climbing rose. It’s actually the first rose that I picked out for my garden and I gave it a prominent place right at the entrance to the back garden. It’s attached to a rounded bamboo arbor and as it grows each summer I attach some of the large branches to the arbor so that the rose hugs one side and at least half the top of the trellis.
I also grow a large blue/purple clematis. It climbs up the rose and grows over the arbor. On the other side I grow honeysuckle in a large planter so the arbor is completely covered by the three plants.
Together all three plants make quite a lovely and dramatic entrance to the garden.
Do you have a special plant that you grow near the entrance to your garden?
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