Roses are the world's most recognizable flowers. They have been revered for their beauty and scent throughout recorded history. Representing the largest share of the cut flower industry, their economic value rivals that of the world's major food crops. Today there are many thousands of cultivars in addition to more than 100 wild species. Roses are available for nearly all landscaping situations and color schemes.
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Cultivation: Medium-sized to large shrub for USDA hardiness zones 5 to 11. Grows best in partial to full sun with moderate moisture.
Size: Reaches 2' to 50' (60 cm to 15 m) tall with a spread of 2' to 20' (60 cm to 6 m).
Flowering: Flowering times vary. Blooms from mid-spring through mid-fall.
Propagation methods: grafting, cuttings, layering.