Can a Regular Rose Become a Climbing Rose?

There are many different species and varieties of roses. Climbing roses have canes that grow long enough that they require support, says the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. Other varieties--like hybrid teas, floribundas and grandifloras--will never grow canes long enough to be considered a climbing rose.

Keywords: growing roses, climbing roses, rose varieties

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Marie Notnats enjoys learning about new topics and teaching people new skills. She has been writing professionally since 2008. She is a professional horticulturist with a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture from Brigham Young University. She writes for About.com, Examiner.com, eHow, and assorted gardening blogs.