yes you could do a climbing rose
around it,but it may not bloom as well.climbers when the stems 'bend'in an arch form help the rose
.where if it grew stright it would produce few flowers
Maybe try a container with plants
that trail.My neighbor had a stump(proably close to your 3 ft)she sat one of her brugmansia pots on it and covered its soil in green wandering jew& portuluca it even trailed to ground and grew around base of trunk& she had a black eyed susan vine growing
through the trunk.
Good luck with your stump project.