Standard roses - homebase

Today I have seen standard roses at homebase standing over a mitre and they are £15 down from £20/30. Anyone bought standard roses from homebase before, is it a good price. Are there varieties not to touch or should a rose be a rose be a rose!!! Thanks

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  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,122

    For £15 I'd buy them even if they need a bit of tlc.

  • Does it matter the type of rose, are they hard to care for?

  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,122

    Not at all, care for all roses is the same and the pruning principles apply to all, see the RHS website for pruning advice.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 24,522

    I wonder if my local Homebase has got anyimage

  • ElusiveElusive Posts: 992

    We had them in at The Newport store where I work on Wednesday. They look great for £15.

  • I was warned off the yellow one by my farther he said that yellow roses show wear and damage badly. so I tried to look up the pink variety and I can't find it anywhere it's called perfectly pink, anyone got a clue, or heard of this??

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