Posted: 06/06/2013 at 13:41
Just another thought after looking at your photos again...
Is that a fence you are planting against? and what are the plants surrounding the rose? When you re-plant try to give the rose as much clear space as possible - they don't like a lot of competition from other shrubs and plants and you want to give this one every chance. Ramblers cope with competion better than other types of roses (which is why people grow them through trees) so, once it's growing happily, you can start to introduce some pretty bulbs / perennials etc around the base - but for now I'd give it it's own space with no competition.
Also make sure you plant away from the base of the fence and away from fence posts. The fence will create a 'rain shadow' so that soil at the base of it stays much drier (and roses don't like that). Minimum of 18" away from the fence with the rose tipped slightly toward the fence should see you about right. Try to plant away from any posts simply because the roots need room to grow as quickly as possible and the concrete or concrete sand mix used at the base of posts isn't conducive.