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

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Why are my plants doing badly for the 2nd year in a row?

I live in Marin Co. California, where summers have been mostly hot and dry, winters mild with rain. All my plants are in pots, excepting the trees that were already here when we moved in 15 years ago....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bouquet of pink roses not blooming

I hastily bought a bouquet of pink roses yesterday, but they haven't bloomed yet. The flowers are in my room right now, and I'm wondering if there's anything I can do to make them bloom?
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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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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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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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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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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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Salvaging a Damaged Miniature Rose

My fiancee has a miniature rose she was given as a gift, which we keep indoors as we live in an apartment. After recovering from being left in an abandoned office for a week or so, it's been thriving -...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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White spots on rose leaves

I have a rose. I have noticed that some of the leaves have got white dots and do not look healthy. There are also strings between some of them (similar to spider webs). I also noticed some small flies ...
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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 someone identify this plant/flower?

As the title says, I'm looking for what kind of plant this is.
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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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Please help indentify this rose

It was pale pink and very fragrant. Thank you for your help.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why has my double rose started single flowering?

I have a climbing rose that started life as a double, but after a couple of years started flowering as singles (in the same colour). What's the deal? And is there a way to get the doubling back?
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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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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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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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Can anyone identify these insects in my rose bud?

What are these? Just noticed them - wondering if they are bad for the plant or my health.
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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 propagate a Rose from a cutting?

I have a rose that has suffered some wind damage. Before it dies I would like to take some cuttings to propagate. Can anyone advise if this is even possible and/or offer some guidance if it is? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...