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I am starting to think this is a very inappropriate rose for my type of dwelling. I'm thinking of having it relocated (to my parents home) and getting something that does not have such high maintenence.

I love roses though, any suggestions? Thanks.


Floribundas, photos and descriptions:
http://www.amityheritageroses.com/FloribundasN.html

Hybrid Teas, photos and descriptions:
http://www.amityheritageroses.com/HybridTeasN.html

Your profile says you live in Chicago and I don't know which roses would be hardy in a container there - most would freeze to death over the winter. But if you just want one for the summer and fall, just about any floribunda or hybrid tea that appeals to you at a local nursery can be put in a larger pot... just avoid climbers. Floribundas have multiple blooms on each stem vs hybrid teas having only one bloom per stem.

Roses are on sale on clearance right now in most areas, but avoid the leftovers at Walmart, Home Depot, and Lowes and go to a local nursery instead. There you'll probably find some nice Jackson & Perkins or Weeks brand roses in 3 gallon containers for about $20 and they'll bloom their heads off for you if you give them a little Miracle Grow for Roses every other week.

If you want something that will survive over the winter, ask at this forum for suggestions; the people there can help you out and it's free. Also mention it if you prefer a particular color, fragrance, size etc...

http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/roses/
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