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

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Save a dying rose plant

Good day everyone! I would like to ask for some help on how to save my dying rose plant. This rose plant was thought to be dead last year when it dropped all its leaves and I did not remove the "...
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David Austin rose from pot growing low on the ground

I bought the pot of this last Fall https://www.davidaustinroses.com/us/the-poet-s-wife-shrub-rose But over the Winter it looks smaller and sit flat on the ground Is that normal or is it not doing ...
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How to grow red-white rose?

I have two different varieties of rose - red and white. How can I use them to grow an hybrid plant like this? Or is it even possible to grow a plant like this?
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Fencing removal with an old beautiful rose on it

We need to replace our fencing but an old rose bush we’re desperate to keep and established ivy, which we’re happy to keep for privacy, is partly covering it. What’s the best time of year to do it and ...
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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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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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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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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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Why aren't my rose seeds germinating?

I had ordered blue rose seeds online. I got 5 seeds. I chose 3 seeds and sowed them in a small pot with soil and have been watering them for last 2 weeks. I have kept the pot indoors, covered with a ...
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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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Climbing roses -zone 5a or 6 (Canada) -how do I prevent them from dying back ? I want them to …climb!

OK this is their second year and I noticed that in the previous year the stems froze and they turned dead in spring TThey are almost 4 feet now with a spectacular growth in August September, and I ...
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Do I need more vertical support for climbing roses?

This is the front of my house in Pacific Northwest and you can see the red rectangle frame was there before: I was told it was built for climbing plants back in the 70s. Now I want to grow this ...
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How do you properly winterize a potted climbing rose?

Earlier this year I planted two Tess of the D’urbervilles climbing roses in 20" pots in my garden. These roses grew to about 3' high this year and began wrapping around the trellis that I had setup ...
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Early Rose Rosette Disease?

I have several different rose bushes that I am concerned about. The buds and leaves are unusual shapes. They don’t have the classic extra thorns or red leaves of RRD. This just showed up late August ...
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Rose's and spider plants

My husband planted his spider plant in my rose garden as ground covering. It is now growing up and into my rose bushes. It is taking over my rose garden! Will it kill my Rose's? How do I get it out? ...
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How to create a bushy rose plant when leaves only appear on the top?

Background: I bought a rose stem with root, planted it, and it began growing. The growth produced a plant that had a thick stem (diameter of a magic marker) with leaves only on the top. Like a 3 ...
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Are my roses killing my Lavender bushes?

We have 3 lavender bushes in our front yard, they get plenty of sun and we prune the regularly. We also have a rose bush which is doing alright, although I did have to cut some stems from it last year ...
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What bore a hole in this rose?

There is a hole in this rose. What is the name of the bug that would create such a hole?
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ID rose bush please

hi can anybody identify this rose for me please. ](https://i.stack.imgur.com/a3gDE.jpg)
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How and when to separate a small tree from a plant

I'm doing some yard work for my grandmother and was asked to separate a small tree from what i'm told is a rose bush. the tree isnt particularly old, only about 3 feet tall, and thin enough that if i ...
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Small white spots on rose leaves

My rose leaves have small white spots on a few of the leaves. Since there were more today than the last time I looked, I want to nip this problem in the bud if possible. Any idea what this is? I ...
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How and when should I train my new climbing roses?

I purchased two bareroot climbing roses and planted them about a month ago near a trellis that I plan to have them climb. When they arrived they looked like dead twigs with roots, but greened up ...
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Help identifying a rose?

We bought a rose we love about two years ago in US zone 10a (California Bay Area) and lost the tag, and have been searching online trying to identify the variety-- and thought one of the experts here ...
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Is this a climber? Any idea what it is?

enter image description here I inherited this beautiful rose plant when I bought my home. I live in Florida. I studied pruning online and thought I did pretty well, but I don't know if I should ...
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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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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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Diseased roses: salvagable, or a danger to my other plants?

This poor potted rose bush (don't know the type) has just been getting worse and worse: Clearly a disease, but what? Can it be saved? I've already pruned 2 branches that had basically died, but it's ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Can I plant this rose shoot?

A rose I bought at a florist is sending off a shoot, and it seems to be doing quite well. Should I plant the entire rose stem or only this shoot? How can I ensure it will survive? Sorry for the ...
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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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Please can you help me identify a rose with sentimental value?

My late mother had a rose that was grown as a cutting from her grandmothers rose garden. I am very new to gardening, but I have managed to grow several cuttings (luck > judgement). It would be ...
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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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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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When to cut roses?

In my garden there some roses that are growing wild. Some of theme are at least two meters high with the flower only visible from down below. Can I cut them in the summertime? Or is it best to prune ...