Cut pastel, double roses in a small pottery vase, standing on a lawn

Best roses for cut flowers

Roses make great cut flowers - here's our choice of the most suitable varieties.

Available in a wide range of colours, many with beautiful scents, roses make great cut flowers.

Double roses have masses of gorgeous, ruffled petals, while single roses, such as species roses, are ideal for simpler, more naturalistic displays. And you can also use rose hips in displays to add dots of colour in late summer and autumn. Check out the best roses for hips.

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