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Plantsforall
May 7, 2018 5:56 PM CST
Hi. I have a yellow lady banks that hasn't started to produce leaves or flowers just yet and live in Va. I can't remember last year when it started growing but worried it may be dead. I have had for about 3 years and understand that they grow on old wood ao haven't pruned at all. How can I tell if it's going to come back or when should I pull the plug ?

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plantladylin
May 7, 2018 6:28 PM CST
I would say, don't give up on your Lady Banks Yellow (Rosa banksiae f. lutea) just yet. Perhaps it's just a little late in leafing out due to the weird weather patterns this year, I think a lot of plants may be confused due to spring arriving late in some areas. Smiling
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Plantsforall
May 7, 2018 6:42 PM CST
Thanks. Hoping that's the case. It doesn't seem brittle in majority of the stems so I suppose all hope isn't lost yet.
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
May 7, 2018 6:58 PM CST
Hurray! If the stems aren't brittle, I think it's probably just a little slow waking up! Thumbs up
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quercusnut
May 7, 2018 9:23 PM CST
Spring came about 3 weeks later than usual here in TN. And the winter and spring temps were erratic. I've had some things damaged and a few die that I never had problems with before. Hope your Lady Banks comes on out.
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