Rose bushes are quite diverse and eclectic. This group of plants encompasses roses from the small ground cover roses to rose bushes that may grow to 8 foot tall with arching canes. This category includes one time bloomers to rebloomers. Rose bushes are often used as privacy hedges and shrub borders. These roses are grown for the flowers and the rose hips they produce, which attract birds in the winter and are attractive in winter landscape.
Pruning rose bushes consists of removing any winter kill and removing old canes in the spring. Remember if you deadhead the rose plant, rose hips will not form. As a general rule shrub roses are very hardy and fit climatic zones 3 through 10. Rose bushes, including Easy Elegance, have attractive foliage and make superb container plants. Knockout roses are very popular for their hardiness and long bloom period. Click the photos to learn more, or call our plant experts at (888) 864-7663.