Bareroot: A common method of shipping roses. Dormant roses are dug out of the ground and packed for shipment without soil around their roots.
Climber: A tall rose that can be trained to grow on a trellis, arbor, pergola, or wall.
Continuous-flowering: Roses that begin blooming in early summer and continue blooming through early fall.
Double flowers: Blooms with multiple rows of up to 40 or more petals.
Hips: The fruit or seedpod of the rose. Roses with showy hips can add color and beauty to winter landscapes.
Old roses: Roses that were bred before 1867, the year the modern hybrid tea rose was first introduced.
Once-blooming: Roses that bloom heavily in early summer and do not repeat bloom.
Rambler: Similar to climbing roses, ramblers are trained to grow on a fence. They are once-blooming.
Remontant: Roses that bloom heavily in early summer and then have a second, lighter flowering in early fall.
Single flowers: Five to seven petals in a single row.
Shrub: Hardy, easy-to-grow roses for low-maintenance landscaping with other shrubs and perennial flowers.
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