Contact Us800.325.4180Live Chat Free Shipping on all orders $99 or more! Quick Order
WARNING: The web browser you're using may be outdated and insecure. Read more »

Smiley Face™ Climbing Rose

Order more & SAVE!
  • 4 or more: $10.99 each
Item #28057. Ships in a 4" Pot.
FREE Shipping
on orders of $99+*


A repeat bloomer. This gorgeous variety features glossy foliage and intense yellow semi-double roses that do not fade. Resistant to mildew and rust. Reaches 10-12' tall and 3-4' wide. Blooms in summer and fall. May be covered by patent (U.S.P.P. application filed). Meilaclost cultivar.


Bloom Color Yellow
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.0
Zone Range 6 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 6 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 10 - 12' tall x 3 - 4' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 3 - 4' apart to ensure room for growth.

Related Assortments

This item is also available in this money saving assortment.

We bundle many of our popular products in assortments with other items that compliment each other. Plus, when you purchase an assortment, you save money compared to buying each item individually!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow roses in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

You don't pay until it ships.

We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location. That's why we only ship living products during certain times of the year. Order now and your credit card won't be charged until your climate is suitable for planting success and your order is shipped.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.


We've 'tagged' this item with specific keywords that help you find other products that share features or characteristics with this one. Select a tag below to view all the items that have that particular trait.

Questions & Answers

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 9 questions Browse 9 questions and 28 answers
Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Like the yellow
George P on Jun 23, 2017
Yellow is so cheery, I wanted something to plant on the corner of my plain white house. I want the bees to have these.
Trish H on Feb 7, 2017
Like the yellow
George P on Jun 23, 2017
To add some beautiful, bright color climbing up the side of my deck.
Stephanie T on May 29, 2017
Yellow is so cheery, I wanted something to plant on the corner of my plain white house. I want the bees to have these.
Trish H on Feb 7, 2017
Like the climbing aspect
Kevin H on Sep 5, 2016
I like yellow roses, and wanted a climber to go with a Henryii white clematis. Who could resist "Smiley Face"?
Henry N on Aug 24, 2016
I liked the input from other buyers
Paula B on Jun 1, 2016
I chose the Smiley Face Climbing Rose because I think it will look terrific against my neighbor's stark white vinyl privacy fence that blinds me whenever I look out my window. I chose a yellow rose to compliment my Judy Zuk Magnolia Tree (yellow blooms). It's a tiny yard, so I think consistent color will calm the visual space. I'm in Zone 6a with loamy, well-drained soil and full sun, so these should be happy in their new home.
Ken A on May 31, 2016
Love yellow roses - continuing with my collection.
Judith d on May 13, 2016
I wanted climbers for my porch and I love yellow roses
Sharon N on May 12, 2016
Wife favorite color rose
Michael L E on May 8, 2016
I love roses....& I am putting in an arbour in my garden & have been looking for climbing roses....that will survive in the NW. I can't wait for it to arrive & to plant it...& watch it grow....
Lily M on Apr 16, 2016
yellow color, repeat bloomer, heat hardiness
Shelley C on Mar 17, 2016
To add some beautiful, bright color climbing up the side of my deck.
Stephanie T on May 29, 2017
Like the climbing aspect
Kevin H on Sep 5, 2016
smiley face yellow roses is it thornless?
missy n on Mar 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No. I have this exact rose and it does have thorns. Typically, if it doesn't say thornless, assume it will have thorns.
Is this a fast grower?
Carl B on Mar 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Carl. Of course it depends where you live (general climate) and where you
intend to plant it (microenvironment). I planted it along a fence in Philadelphia.
It took a while to get started, but was doing quite well by the end of summer. I would not call it a fast grower in comparison with rugosa type roses, but I would say it established well in the first year and looks quite happy where it is. I kept it watered well after transplanting because we had a dry spell, so I think early care is important. Good luck.
How soon before this blooms?
Marcia M on Nov 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It bloomed the same year i bought it.
Can these bloom year round?
T K on Jun 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I can say in zone 8b it stays green in a mild winter but doesn't flower though it will rebloom all growing season.
How long does it bloom ?
Kennth J on Jun 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Mine are in there third season. Already blooming. Just covering a 10' fence.

I have to admit I am not sure when blooms stop for last summer was the first season of blooms. As a guess I would say late summer.

Also go on line and source rose by name. I think it will say late summer. Again I am pretty sure on this. Strong healthy plants with very good disease resistance. Do spray with a disease resistant spray even though I have never seen any sign of disease on these plants.

bees attraction to smile face roses?
Faye P on Mar 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Bees would be as attracted to this rose as they are other roses, but there are flowers that some bees prefer over roses in general. The cup-like shape this rose takes on when it is in full bloom is one that bees prefer, since they don't have to work as hard to gather pollen.
Will this rose grow in a western facing direction in zone 5?
Miriam S on Jan 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This rose is zoned for 6-9, so you would be risking root-freeze, even with a western-facing location. If you're looking for a more cold-hardy yellow rose (which is virtually maintenance-free), you might look at this one: //
I bought two of these roses and planted them in early June I saw my first flower Tuesday August 15 today I noticed it turned white, is that supposed to happen?
Paula B on Aug 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sometimes colors fade as they mature. My Geese ate my smiley face rose! I have other roses where this happens.

Customer Reviews

4.4 / 5.0
14 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Exceeding my expectations!
I planted three last fall and those wintered over beautifully, so I completed the bed with three more this spring. The three I planted last fall have buds on them- several each! All six roses have bright green, broad leaves and healthy, flexible canes. I am beyond please with these gorgeous plants. They looked brilliant when they arrived- I commented that they were some of the healthiest plants I've bought anywhere- and they continue to delight. So pretty!
May 3, 2016
1 year ago
beautiful climbing rose
We planted Smiley face Climbing Rose a year ago. Nice rose! We got a few blooms last year, but it's really taking off this year. If you have a place for it, do yourself a favor and get this rose.
May 16, 2017
1 year ago
LOVE LOVE this climbing rose! It is extremely healthy & fast growing! Full too! Just have to keep the bunny's away!
May 19, 2016
over 3 years ago
Smiley Face Climbing Rose
It took two growing seasons for this rose to establish itself, but now that it has, this season's blooms are spectacular. Smiley Face is the perfect name.
May 9, 2016
over 3 years ago
Very healthy plant
Purchased this spring. Already three feet tall. No blooms yet but we will see!
May 10, 2017
10 months ago
Started out slowly but now it is growing and blooming. Will order more for next year's growing season.
June 15, 2017
1 year ago
Nice, bright, rose.
This is a very pretty bright yellow rose and climbs on my fence nicely. I don't think it bloomed until the end of the second year I planted it, but now it blooms regularly and adds to my pretty fence along with other roses.
May 6, 2016
over 3 years ago
Smiley Face Climbing Rose
Smiley Face Climbing Rose a little slow growing at first but seems to be taking off real good this year.
May 31, 2017
1 year ago
Good so far.
I ordered a few of these. They all came in good shape. Two were trampled by my dogs a few months after planting and one unfortunately died but the other survived from being broke off at the ground, so I'd say they are pretty strong.
January 6, 2018
8 months ago
Slow growers
These are taking a very long time to grow. I do expect them to do very well next year. They are healthy but we haven't had a single flower yet.
May 20, 2017
1 year ago
Bicentennial Deals