Said a Client, to me, the other day. Why? I'd been campaigning for two years or more to remove a stunted, ugly Holly bush which was permanently swamped by a…
Rain spoils flowers.
By budding in summer or by hardwood cuttings in autumn. Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.
Pests, diseases or disorders
All roses will be prone to attack by various pests and diseases, i.e. aphids, blackspot, powdery mildew, die-back, canker, crown-gall, honey-fungus, soil-sickness, viruses, downey mildew, rust and sawfly.