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I think I'd mound some soil up round it now and replant in the winter.
but I'm not a rose expert, see what the experts say
New husband? Retraining?
When was it planted. If it is within a week or so, you could replant it now. Much more than that and I would wait until winter.
..leave it for now and replant in November...so that the scion is either level with soil or just below [my preference].... then you could treat it as a bare root rose if you wanted...removing the compost and soil and spreading the roots out...depends how much root ball you get with it.... not a problem at that time of year...
I'd replant in autumn when the soil is still warm and will encourage new root formation. Water well before you dig it up and again after replanting. . Plant it with the graft join one to two inches below soil level. Give it a mulch of well rootted compost or manure
Like mine, your husband needs some training but he scores points for trying.
As nutcutlet says, mound some soil round it and wait for a dormant time. And mound some soil up round husband while you are at it to press the point home.