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planting depth for roses

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 17:30

Hi everybody

I'm just wondering what the current wisdom is on how deep to plant roses. I was always told that the graft should be above ground level; but more and more, I'm hearing that plants should be put nice and deep in the ground with the graft below the soil to give the whole plant greater stability.

What are you all doing with them these days?




Posted: 16/05/2013 at 21:01

Don't miss the opportunity to grow pretty much any varietof of Tricyrtis in this space. They are quite other worldly and very beautiful, despite their common name... Toad Lily!

Front garden plants?

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 12:47

I'm a fan of Elaeagnus ebbingeii as a hedge. You can let it grow into a shaggy kind of hedge, or prune it to a sharp edged hedge. If you "forget" to trim it for a year or so, it responds really well to hard pruning treatment. It grows reasonably quickly, but not to the extent that it's problematic. Plus you get fabulous scent from it when it's in flower even though the flowers themselves are very inconspicuous. And it's evergreen too!

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planting depth for roses

how deep are people planting roses these days? 
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