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

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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 ...
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Can I grow a rose bush from a healthy store-bought flower? [duplicate]

Recently my fiance brought me home the most beautiful rose from the gas station and it has been alive for about two and a half weeks with no wilting. I didn't take it out of the plastic wrap. I just ...
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What's hatched on my rose?

While watering my rose plant this morning, I noticed it was covered in tiny brown bugs: They're on most of the leaves of the plant. What are they? Is there anything I can do? The plant is currently ...
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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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What kind of roses are these?

I would be able to get a closer picture, if needed.
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How soon should I replant a grocery store rose

Brought this guy home. Is there guidelines on when best to repot if I want this to live inside, on a southern facing Midwestern window sill.
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How close can I plant a new climbing rose to an existing mature plant?

I have a mature climbing rose. It's about 5 years old, so I think it has probably reached its maximum size. It's a little over 6 feet (~2 meters) high and about 2 feet (.6 meters) at its widest point. ...
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Is it possible to grow a rose from a cut stem in a bouquet? [duplicate]

My dying rose bouquet is growing new leaves. I cut the dead flowers and placed the stem in water with some root hormone in a well lit area. Does anyone think I'll have any success?
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Indian rose drink rose name

What is the technical (latin and common) name for the perfumed roses used to make Indian rose drinks? Is there one type our several ? I would like to get a few and plant them in my garden. Thanks.
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What are these alien egg-like things on the back of rose leaves? [duplicate]

A friend received roses, and on the back are these mysterious things. It's not everywhere, but it's behind the back of many of the leaves. Anyone know what they are?
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What is this bushy rose plant with large pink flowers with many petals?

My mother had this rose plant for years, it's from the farm she grew up on. When she passed I transferred a piece to my place and it's growing beautifully. She had always just called it an old fashion ...
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Can a new rose flower grow from inside a dead flower?

Last January I had a dying rose. It only produced 2 new flowers. Now I currently have 2 bushes side by side with 11 dying flowers which are growing new buds out of them. One flower has a minimum of 9 ...
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Moving an old Rose bush

We uncovered this old neglected Rose bush after starting to clear the back garden which had been overgrown in field bindweed, and wandering Jew. It has a diameter of 10 cm so a bit larger then the ...
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Can anyone identify this rose?

Can anyone identify this rose (photos below)? I'm wondering if it's a climbing rose or even a rambling rose. And does anyone know how I should care for it? The stems are quite long and thin and don't ...
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Choosing between Triticonazole and Tebuconazole for rose black spot

It seems that only two systemic fungicide are still on the UK market sold for rose black spots being Triticonazole (UK brand name: Fungus Clear Ultra - Scotts Company) and Tebuconazole (UK brand name: ...
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best time for propagation [closed]

My name is Nawaz Khan from Pakistan, Abbottabad. Kindly, tell me that what is the best time for propagation of Oranges trees citrus trees, orange sucker, and roses???
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How do I eradicate Pseudoperonospora cubensis on roses? [closed]

I have some roses that look like they are infected with Pseudoperonospora cubensis. I currently do not know how to treat this disease and would like a course of action. I have not applied any ...
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What's the best pot size for rose seeds germinated in the refrigerator?

I have taken rose seeds from my garden and put them in the fridge between moist paper towels. Does anybody know what size pot I should put the rose seeds in that have germinated in the fridge?
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Rose doubt - is this a fungus?

I have recently bought a potted rose plant and now its leaves have turned variegated. It was a nice bottle green (uniform) when I bought it first. Thank you in advance for your help!
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Best practices on pruning and winter protection for climbing roses

We have two climbing roses.We inherited this from the previous owner of our house. Last year we pruned them quite short in the fall and banked them, just like we did with the rest of the roses (...
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Rose Canker and remedy

Is this rose canker? If not what is it? How to identify canker? My plant's stem has gone blackish at some places and woody in others. I tried looking into the available images on the net for canker, ...
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Solution for rose slugs?

Landscaping our yard, I went a bit nuts for roses and got a lot of them before I realized how tough they are! Tough to keep happy I mean. My main problem has been rose slugs -- little caterpillars ...
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When to prune roses?

I am in the Northeast (Vermont). I have been gardening at a clients house for over a decade. There is a patch of rugosa roses (not sure of the variety), that used to be full and healthy. The patch ...
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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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Now what is the matter with my rose stems?

So, about 2 or so weeks ago, I decided to put what I read from here to action. I picked up a couple of rose stems(green part of course) and planted them. Just the other day, I notice that some of the ...
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what are these insects on my roses and how to kill them?

I woke up and saw these are on my roses, and they are on a some spider web-shape thing, maybe they're baby spiders, and they are moving on the flower and there are some things on the leaves that I ...
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How to save roses - commercially potted gift ones with few roots?

I was given a pot of (flowering) roses which I actually like and would want to keep and plant in my garden. In this tiny pot there are 4 plants; each one has only a few roots as a quick inspection ...
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Why do my rosa chinensis flowers turn white as they age?

I've got 5 rosa chinensis outside my window and they get about 10 hours of direct sun in conditions of about 39°C and 13% humidity. I water them 1.5 litres per day, and feed them with a bloom special (...
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Rose bush diseased or natural (new growth or rose rosette?)

We were told the red leaves on this rosebush indicated disease and needed to be trimmed. Can anyone confirm or explain?
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What is this insect, which is drilling holes into my rose bush?

I recently bought a rose bush for the first time and planted it in a large pot according to the instructions on the label. It has been about a month since then, the first yellow rose has started to ...
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How can I get more foliage and flowers on my rose?

I moved into my new house about a year ago now and this rose bush was in the yard already looking very forlorn without much foliage at all. It's card calls it a 'Mum in a Million' type. I've since ...
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Why aren't my roses and fruit trees blooming as much as they did last year?

I just don't get it - I have a number of roses and it is June in the UK now. Granted, it has not rained much nor been overly sunny but I can't get my head around the fact that hardly anything in my ...
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Hapless rose bush diagnosis

I've recently become the inexperienced caretaker of four rose bushes at the house I moved into last year. I've done a fair amount of gardening but was never into roses. Anyway, I feel like it's my ...
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Why are my rose flowers getting dry?

First of all, I'm not a gardening expert so I don't know the correct terms. I bought some roses recently and I've put them next to my window. Their leaves are getting dry and their flowers are ...
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Problem with pot roses

My small roses have suddenly shown some problems. I recently transplanted them in a bigger pot, because they looked quite cramped in the old one. It's been very hot this days, so I am wondering if it'...
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My long stemmed rose is growing new leaves

I had a long stemmed rose in a bouquet of flowers. The head had died so I went to discard the stem, only to notice new leaves were shooting out of it in 3 different places. I left the stem in the vase ...