Shrubs and conifers

Rose bush: maintenance tips

Flowering ornamental plant in the shrub or shrubbery category. Depending on the species, produces a few or many colourful, fragrant flowers.

Maintenance tips: Rose bushMaintenance tips: Rose bush

Common name: Rose bush


For abundant blooming and vigorous growth, plant in full sun.


Water regularly, especially in spring and at the start of flowering.


Plant in rich, well-drained soil.


Add compost to soil each spring. Fertilize with a rose fertilizer, preferably one rich in phosphorus, before flowering.

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Image for informational purposes only. Size, colour and variety of plants shown may vary from store to store. The information in this article is intended as a guide only and may not apply to certain situations. If you have any questions, contact a Potvin & Bouchard expert in your area.