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Roses - flowers of the month | A Care Guide

Golden Celebration rose

Rose care in June

The flower of the month

Olivia Rose Austin, roses in full flower

Olivia Rose Austin

Roses take centre stage in June; they are even the birth month flower. We have an enormous selection of beautifully flowering roses in our garden centres, and will be celebrating roses with our rose festival later this month from 15th to 25th of June.  We grow over 170 varieties of rose, including David Austin English varieties.

June is therefore the prime time to sort out your roses to ensure your rose display looks tip top this summer!

A Care Guide

Here are a few crucial steps to take towards healthy and flourishing roses;

Black spot is; a fungal disease that infects the leaves of rose plants. It can be identified by signature ‘black spots’ on the leaves. Sadly black spot is more prevalent in areas with good air quality so it is one of the downsides of growing roses in Devon.