Rose Care Advice & Inspiration

Roses are easy to grow and are remarkably tolerant. However, with a little extra care and attention your roses will really thrive. Follow the rose care advice guides created by our rose experts to help you look after your rose plants or be inspired by our show gardens and articles on how to best use roses within your garden.

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Summer Update

David Austin’s planting advice for periods of exceptionally hot weather

If planting immediately in the ground we advise that you plant your new rose in the evening when the temperature has dropped. Once planted water the rose thoroughly – we recommend 10 litres. Continue to water every evening while the extreme heat continues.
If not planting immediately or planting in a pot we advise that you keep your rose in a shady area and water daily, or twice daily should your rose feel dry (put your finger just beneath top soil level and check moisture).
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Boscobel, pink English Shrub Rose, in a sun-filled garden
Boscobel, pink English Shrub Rose, in a sun-filled garden

ROSE CARE ADVICE

FOR SUMMER

Summer is upon us, and with it comes warmer weather, long sunny evenings and blooming roses. To ensure your new blooms stay healthy and continue to fill your outdoor space with colour and fragrance, we recommend deadheading after the first flush, together with regular watering. Take a look at our rose expert's videos and guides to make sure you get the best from your roses during the summer months ahead.

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DEADHEADING ROSES

Watch our rose expert show you how to deadhead roses. Alternatively, view the full article, with our handy step-by-step guide and recommended garden tools.

 

WATERING ROSES

Roses need watering during hot and dry weather and when it arrives we have all of the information you'll need to keep your plants hydrated and looking their best

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