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Bare root roses

I’ve been reading from the 2019 rose thread and as a result I’ve just ordered five bare root roses. 🌹  I was meant to ask this question there, but the thread has been closed. I’ve chosen them based on fragrance and disease resistance. I know Aloha has been recommended here as a very healthy fragrant climber. Has anyone any experience of growing the other ones?


  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 7,914
    ..oh my, I would like all of those... lucky you !...  I smelt Pure Poetry this summer.. lovely fragrance.. large blooms, very deep colour.... Sweet Honey I want very much and Lady Waterlow is a climber and an interesting historical rose from Nabonnand in France.. I love all those Nabonnand roses... I don't think I've seen one I didn't like the look of...

    ...enjoy your roses.... great choices !... 
    East Anglia, England
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 7,914
    @pitter-patter... that's so kind, thank you... I shall look forward to seeing how they do for you over the coming season... 
    East Anglia, England
  • edhelkaedhelka Posts: 2,331
    I have Joie de Vivre, it's a reliable rose, repeating quickly and easy to grow. Not too fragrant but pretty and healthy.
  • Thank you, @edhelka. We’re buying our first home, so I’m very excited about the garden. It’s not large, but it’s bigger than the one we have now and I can do whatever I want with it. Definitely no space for lawn!
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