Rose rosette is caused by an organism similar to a virus that’s transmitted by mites. Although you usually find it in weedy multiflora rose, all roses are susceptible.
Rose Rosette Disease - Neil Sperry's Notes
This is from a website talking about rose rosette. Don't take my word for it, but don't wait too long if you think you have it. See this article: http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/rose-rosette-disease.htm
Rose Rosette Disease
Royal Gold Climbing Rose. Planted 2013. This rose bush got Rose Rosette Disease and I had to dig it up.
Rose Rosette Disease, Sadly _ pic: RRD affecting early spring growth on American Pillar
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This virus has ravaged thousands of rose plantings in North Texas in recent years. Are your roses affected? How can you tell? What can you do? We have the details.