Portland Rose Society Guide To Pruning Roses

Rose Pruning Cart Ready For Rose Pruning Season

In summation for any rose plant – remove all parts of the bush that are too small or weak to hold up the growth anticipated for this year and leave as much strong wood as you want, the more you leave the bigger the bush will be and the more flowers you will get. Portland Rose Society

Love My Calendar Girl Roses

'Gene Boerner' a floribunda rose named for the man that worked his entire life for Jackson & Perkins 'aka' as 'Papa Floribunda', he hybridized more than 60 roses.

“A rose is an argument. It proclaims the triumph of beauty over brutality, of gentleness over violence, of the ephemeral over the lasting, and of the universal over the particular. The same rose bursts into bloom on the North Cape and in the Sahara Desert.” ~ Alain Meilland

‘Stormy Weather’ Climbing Rose Weathers Winter

'Stormy Weather' Bloom & A Bumble Bee

“There’s no Climber that sings the blues any better…mysterious deep smokey purple blues with a touch of cloudy white on the reverse…set against grey-green leaves