Peachy-pink rose blooms

The difference between climbing and rambling roses

We demystify the differences between rambling and climbing roses.

There’s often confusion around rambling roses and climbing roses, but it’s simple if you remember a few key things.

In short – rambling roses are far more vigorous and most offer one fantastic flush of flowers, usually in June or July. Climbers often repeat flower and have larger and fewer flowers.

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