If you are reading this it is quite likely that you are looking to grow roses in your garden. You may also have noticed that there are many different types of roses that you can plant. The ones that you choose will be determined by where you live climate and soil matter a big deal. That said, there are some types of roses that will do well in most places:
Old or Antique roses
These are very common and they are loved for their strong fragrance. They flower only once a year early in summer and you will be happy to know that they are quite hardy. In fact, they are great when it comes to maintenance because they dont require much pruning. It is important to note that there are different types of heritage roses you can plant Lady Banks, Green Rose, Yolande DArgon, Baronne Provost and several others.
As the name suggests, these are roses that are grown by combining several different types of roses so as to harness each roses best qualities. There are many hybri9d roses that you can choose from. Some of the more common ones include tea roses, Floribunda, hybrid tea roses the fragrant plum, Gold Metal, Amber Queen and a few others. If you have a choice between antique roses and hybrid roses you are better off choosing hybrids they come in a wide variety of colors and they are hardier.
Wild roses are roses that grow in the wild on their own without help from humans. They can be pink, white or red and they usually have only 5 petals. Under wild roses you will find species such as Rugosa roses and multiflora roses.
Potted vs. Bare root roses
Another thing that you have to decide is whether you want to plant potted or bare root roses. Bare root go straight into the ground while potted ones are grown in containers. The size of your garden will definitely make a difference if you have a small one you may do better with potted roses. That said, serious gardeners prefer bare root roses because they come in a wider variety, which means that when they bloom the garden is that much more beautiful. It is also easier to buy bare root roses since all you are buying is a bunch of sticks. The other nice thing about bare root roses is that you can plant them earlier in the season because you dont have to worry about leaves getting nipped by frost.