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Questions tagged [roses]

Woody perennial, genus *Rosa*, grown for attractive flowers

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How to kmow if a young rose is a climber

I bought this young rose and it already has blooms, smaller than the regular rose flowers but I noticed that it's kinda growing horizontally and long stems so I put a stick beside it to support its ...
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My bouquet of roses has green leafs. Can I plant them?

So I got these for my birthday and they have lasted about a month. I’ve noticed the green leafs and would like to replant them. How can I do that?
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How far should wires be if nailed straight onto a brick wall?

When training climbing roses onto a wall without the use of an arbor, how much space do you leave in between from wall to wires?
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How to help a cold-damaged miniature rose

I just bought a miniature rose from the store & placed it on my kitchen table, next to a window. In the morning, I found the leaves closest to the window were curled and dry looking, some having ...
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Correct spacing between roses

I have 3 hybrid tea's and a grandiflora in pots that i wish to transplant to the ground this spring but im unsure about the right spacing distance between each them. I've been reading about it on the ...
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Rule of spacing between roses and vines

For example, If the normal spacing between grape vines is 8 feet, then does that mean that a hybrid tea rose with the recommended spacing of 3 feet would also have to spaced 8 feet away from the ...
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Identification of red rose with mild fragrance

This rose has a mild fragrance and this flower is the first bloom of this plant.
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Parfuma rose plants growing one long branch

I planted six rose bushes in summer 2017 in a spot that gets afternoon sun. They are a mixture of a few Parfuma roses and then about four David Austin roses. None of the plants have been growing ...
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Irregular growth on roses

My roses have been experiencing some crazy irregular growth, this appeared at the beginning of spring has anyone seen this before?
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Winterizing young climbing roses

Two questions about winterizing young (1Y) climbing roses: -would you trim the top of the plant? -would you cover the stem in burlap or something similar ? My target is to have them grow to cover a ...
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How should we care for a rosebush in a large container (too heavy to move) over winter?

With the flat, we inherited a large (150 cm x 50 cm and about 50 cm deep), earth-filled container on the balcony. A rose bush is growing in it. We will get some frosts over the winter but not every ...
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what roses can be planted in a pot

I'm looking to put some yellow roses in a 2' long planter, and my local garden center doesn't have any yellow roses. Perhaps they are out of season? And I see there are a bunch of different kinds of ...
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What are the little white eggs on rose leaf?

Somes weeks ago rose food /w bad things killer was sprinkled on the ground. The three roses were, just a little over a week ago, hacked back for better access to attempt to clear myrtle that had ...
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My graduation rose is sprouting, help!

So its been about a month and a week since I got the single rose and the rose itself is dried I think, but on the stem three little baby stems are sprouting new leaves. I've read up a bit about this ...
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how to kill weeds without chemicals in front yard and garden bed?

St Augustine grass in my front yard is healthy, Luscious and thick. However there is one patch where weeds have taken over and keep expanding outward in 360 degrees. I've tried smothering it with ...
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Identify this climbing/rambling pink rose

I have a lovely pink rose on one side of an arch and a white Bobbie James on the other. I have forgotten the name of the pink rose and would be grateful if anyone could hazard a guess. I don’t know ...
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Is this rose seed going to germinate?

I am trying to germinate this rose seed, first I soaked this one seed into the egg incubator at 40 celsius lukewarm temperature water for nearly 1 week or less. Before when it was unsoaked I saw its ...
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Roses fading their color

Can anyone help me how to look after these roses. Their color is fading and their petals have some spots on. Should I cut off the dying roses and if yes how should I do that. This is how it was ...
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Are my mini roses well and truly dead?

Last year I bought a potted mini rose. When it started doing poorly on the windowsill, I decided to let it try its luck outdoors. It turned out to be two plants and they both took off. Here's one last ...
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Raising the height of soil around established rose bushes

We have a strip of (sloping) dirt next to our driveway, sloping from the fence down towards the driveway. We have 4 rose bushes planted this year about the middle point of the strip - lower then the ...
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How can I find out which roses are Spanish roses?

By Spanish roses I mean roses that were developed or bred in Spain. In particular, older breeds that would have been around 80 to 100 or more years ago.
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Spots on climbing rose canes

Last season my climbing rose had a very strong fungal infection, black-spot or something similar. It affected most of the leafs. This spring I have noticed black rings on most of the canes (see ...
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Green-brown mass under roses

Please help me with identification of this green-brown mass in my garden. It looks rather like slimy, part-rotted fruit, but I have noticed it under roses in both spring and autumn. Is it a weed or ...
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When is the earliest I should put out roses in Illinois?

I'd like to surprise my partner and buy some flowers for our patio in Chicago. I've read online that roses are relatively allergen friendly and do well in our zone (5b). After checking around I also ...
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What is this the correct name for this skinny-pergola type structure?

We're looking to grow roses onto something like the structure pictured below. We'd like to look at photos of various forms, however I don't know what to search for. Pergola and trellis give very ...
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Plant growing out of the pot into the ground

I have a rose bush that is in a wine barrel planter. The planter is breaking apart and I think the roots of the rose bush are now growing into the ground. How can I successfully re-pot it or ...
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Re-planting roses / create new hybrid

I am completely new at any kind of gardening and I just wanted to know if it was possible to cross a red rose bush and a white rose bush and have pink roses bloom. I'm not even sure if hybrid or ...
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Please help indentify this rose

It was pale pink and very fragrant. Thank you for your help.
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I have a big rose outside that does not make flowers almost at all!

We bought the house 3 years ago. The rose at the end of the picture below flowered just once in three years (this year). It grows like crazy, it is huge right now, almost bigger than the fence and I ...
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What is killing my rose and what is the antidote?

Below is what the dead leaves look like The still alive ones are all green and those grey spots on them
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What is this insect eating my rose bush?

The leaves on our rose bush have been nibbled at. Today I found this creature hanging upside down under the leaves. What is it and how do I prevent them from eating my plants? Edit: The rose is ...
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Please identify this rose growing in my garden

Can someone please identify this rose?
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What is the name of this pink rose with a button form bloom?

I don't know what variety this rose is. Can you please tell me?
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Why does my rose bush have holes and white spots on the leaves? How can I help it?

I planted this Double Knockout rose bush a month ago. It's blooming like crazy but something is eating the leaves and I've noticed white spots on them as well. I have Sonic Bloom weigalas on either ...
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Is the rapid new growth on this rose bush a sign of Rosette?

I recently trimmed back a rose bush (I believe it's a Liebeszauber Hybrid Tea Rose?) that sits in some shade in my front yard, as its branches grow pretty long and eventually start leaning into its ...
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Is this Rose Rosette or just new growth?

So I am a new gardener, I just have gotten into it in the past three years or so and I finally got in my garden to look the way that I want it to! Obviously, it is a never ending work in progress, but ...
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What is wrong with my rose bushes?

I have a rose bush in the front yard and several in the back yard which just started exhibiting the issues show in the pictures. I live in Missouri and these bushes have been healthy until this.
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Roses in clay pot started to go bald

I purchased some roses in clay pots. They were very fresh and beautiful but after a while they were starting to go bald and their leaves turned yellow. What should I do? They are in open air and have ...
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What is eating the leaves of this rose plant?

We recently purchased this rose plant from a local nursery. However, something is eating the leaves of this plant. This seems to have happened overnight. Can anyone offer an educated guess as to what ...
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Should I prune old dead sections of my rose bush while new growth is appearing at the base?

My daughter gave me this rose bush last Mother's Day, which was exactly a year ago. It was planted in a large pot and purchased from a nursery. It's called Fragrant Plum, from this company. It grew ...
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Can you identify a rose for me?

Can anyone help me identify this rose, it was a gift from my mum, but unfortunately it died during a move. I live in London Ontario. The rose was a bush and had glossy leaves. Zone 5 Hardy.
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Is dyeing home-grown roses fundamentally different from store-bought?

I have a Mme A. Meilland rose in the garden, and I'd like to dye some of the blooms from it. There are plenty of guides online for buying roses from a shop and dyeing them all sorts of colours, but I'...
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Is this a sucker on Red English rose

I have a Red English rose potted on my terrace. I am noticing a sideshoot coming just below the bud union. I am attaching a photo of the plant. Please note that this new shoot is just slightly below ...
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Will these roses bloom this year?

A few weeks ago I bought two tea-hybrid roses with their roots in wet sawdust and saran wrap (it is called nude root in my area, no idea how to call it in English). The shoots started to grow the next ...
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How To Tell A Climbing Rose From a Large Shrub?

My friend has inherited several roses at her new home in Connecticut (zone 6a). They are quite large--upwards of six feet. I'm helping her try to ID them (more out of curiosity than expertise). But I'...
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What kind of rose bushes are these? [closed]

There are 4 bushes. I know one is a white rose and smells lovely. I couldn't tell you what kind or classification any of them are. If anyone can help me find out I would love it! Or maybe tell me a ...
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Insect Friend or Foe on Rose, Santa Cruz, California

I noticed this small (~1cm long) insect on my rose bush in Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.. I also noticed that all the scales, usually infesting my rose, were missing. I was pleased and am currently ...
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Can someone identify this plant/flower?

As the title says, I'm looking for what kind of plant this is.
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How far back should you prune rambling roses with lots of old/diseased wood?

I have a rambling rose (or maybe climbing, I'm not too sure) that has a lot of old or possibly diseased wood. I've read that it's good to remove old wood, but since both main stems have old wood at ...
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Why should we cover rose plants in the winter?

We live in Minnesota, where it gets quite cold in the winter and the ground freezes well below the depth of the roses. We have a row of rose bushes which we inherited from the previous owners of our ...