Rosa 'Felicite Perpetue'

White roses to grow

White roses are perfect for brightening a shady corner or using as a foil behind more brightly coloured plants. We've picked our favourites to grow.

White roses work well within a range of planting styles and are particularly striking when used in ‘white-themed’ colour schemes. Many have a rich fragrance.

Choose from shrub roses, rambling and climbing rose and small patio roses, to suit your planting needs. Bear in mind that, with regular deadheading, most roses – with the exception of rambling roses – are repeat-flowering, blooming throughout summer and into autumn. Take this into account when siting your rose, as it will flower among different plants throughout the season.

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