Rose pruning: patio and miniature roses

Rose pruning ensures that plants grow vigorously and flower well each year. There is great diversity among patio and miniature roses, but most require only light pruning.

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Patio rose: Rosa Sweet Dream = 'Fryminicot'

Quick facts

Suitable for: All patio, Polyantha and miniature roses
Timing: After flowering and in late winter
Difficulty: Easy

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