Plant Care Banks rose

Banks rose

Also known as

Banks' rose and Lady banks' rose


Rosa banksiae

How to care for Banks rose


How often to water your Banks rose

Water needs for Banks rose
0.5 cups
every 9

Banks rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Banks rose

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Banks rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Banks rose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Banks rose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Banks rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Banks rose in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Banks rose

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Banks rose: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Banks rose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Banks rose is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Banks rose

Banks rose

Banks rose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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