Many types of roses require support, including weeping, standard and climbing roses. Weeping roses are grafted at the top of the stem, a week point, and when fully laden with flowers and foliage the weight can present a problem. The solution is install a rose support when planting the rose. Weeping roses are suited to planting using a ‘rose wheel’ as a support.
The same is true of standard roses, perhaps to a lesser degree, but you investment in a standard rose can be a waste without adequate support.
Climbing roses are a little different, they just logically need something to climb on.Rose supports are an excellent way to support a weeping, climbing or standard roses.
Rose supports are an excellent way of providing permanent support for roses including:
Best installed at the time of planting the rose in order to minimise possible root disturbance, a firm and secure support can add yearsof life to a valuable and cherrished rose.
- weeping rose supports
- standard rose supports
- climbing rose supports
Rose supports include decorative as well as functional supports that are a long lasting addition to the garden.
Some rose supports are adjustable, otheres are at set heights.
Usually available from specialist nurseries and hardware stores.