You will need to determine by observation when to water your cuttings.
Allow it to drain thoroughly for 20 to 30 minutes.
Step 4. Water well, place the pot in a shaded spot and leave until cuttings have rooted. Keep the compost moist. Pot up rose plants individually when well rooted, probably next summer. If growing the cuttings in a trench, carefully fork them out to avoid damaging the roots and plant out in. The rose cuttings that one is going to try to root are best taken from the stems of the rose bush that have just flowered and about to be deadheaded.
The rose cutting should be 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm.) in length measuring down the stem from the base of the bloom. It's a Lady Banksia Rose Bush, planted in the back of an old boarding house back in by a young bride who moved to Tombstone from Scotland with her husband.
The Wild West town of Tombstone Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. The Rose is known as the Shady Lady of Tombstone and she might well be the only single plant to have an annual Rose Festival named after her.
If you go to YouTube and type in"Shady Lady of Tombstone" you'll get to see a 60 minutes segment on the plant. Lady Banks (Rosa banksiae) is an evergreen climbing rose which can send out thornless vining branches over 20 feet (6 m.) in length. Hardy as an evergreen in USDA zones 9 to 11, Lady Banks can survive into USDA zones 6 to 8.
In these colder climates, Lady Banks acts like a deciduous plant and loses its leaves during the treegrind.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. In the spring ofa large box arrived from Mary’s family in Scotland. Carefully packed inside the box, Mary found plants, bulbs and cuttings from the beautiful garden that she missed so much – heather, purple columbine, tulips, daffodils, and several rooted cuttings of the White Lady Banksia rose that she had planted as a child.
As a token of the friendship so important to the young. Take a cutting from the rose bush you would like to grow your new bush from. It can be a whole branch or a stem. With your knife, gently scrape off 1–2 inches (– cm) of the outer covering of the clipping at the bottom. This will allow the rooting hormone to get into the stem.