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hi, so we recently got a gardener who pretty much chopped my rose bush to the ground (its just a few short stems) and im honestly devastated by it but itll grow back. my question is how long do you think itd be till it  gets new roses? 
he also chopped our buddleia down to a stump which from what ive read will grow back fairly quickly?
if theres anything i can do to aid both plants growth please tell me! i didnt want either of the plants cut but they where
(dont worry the gardener is not coming back)

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  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen Spain.Posts: 5,961
    Hello and welcome, oh dear, not the ideal time to be chopping roses to near the ground, I’d be furious, idiot gardener! Yes it will indeed grow back, but how fast depends on the variety - difficult to say, some recover faster than others, do you know which type and variety it is?

    Whatever it is, a good feed and deep watering will help 😊 
  • edited July 2021
    Nollie said:
    Hello and welcome, oh dear, not the ideal time to be chopping roses to near the ground, I’d be furious, idiot gardener! Yes it will indeed grow back, but how fast depends on the variety - difficult to say, some recover faster than others, do you know which type and variety it is?

    Whatever it is, a good feed and deep watering will help 😊 
    unfortunately i dont have a clue as they where my partners grandmas before we moved in. although i will add pictures of the roses incase you can identify them. im honestly really angry at him since i left him to do weeding and 15 mins later i come back to an empty garden. its very annoying although  will be giving everything a good watering as soon as hes gone 


  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen Spain.Posts: 5,961
    I would be shooing him out the gate right now! Unfortunately many idiots pass themselves off as knowledgeable gardeners when they can barely mow a lawn. 

    Do post some photos, will give it a go, but IDs are very tricky, since there are thousands of roses out there. So long as it wasn’t a climbing/rambling rose or an old heritage rose that flowers on old wood, most bush roses (hybrid teas, floribundas) or shrub roses are pretty resilient and, being grandma’s, it will have good, deep roots to help it shoot back up again. You may get some blooms in autumn but if not, they will certainly flower again next year. All you can do is cross your fingers. 
  • thank you! im honestly not sure what they are but im pretty sure theyre shrubs so will hopefully pop up again next year :smile:
    ill make sure to keep them watered well and preying they come back to how they once where eventually and hopefully quickly 
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