A rose in full bloom stops you in your tracks. It steals your heart with its paper-delicate petals and lures you in with its heady, romantic scent. Once you're truly captivated it's hard to resist filling your garden with the sumptuous butter yellows, sugar-spun pink, graceful white and blood red petals of this queen of flowers.
We're in love with roses too, so we've got a variety in our garden centre to grace every spot in your garden.
Climbers and ramblers like 'New Dawn' and cream 'Alberic Barbier' scramble boisterously up trellises and wire supports to clothe walls in swathes of colour.
Shrub roses make striking centrepieces to a border: free-flowering and highly perfumed, they'll bloom from June till September.
Patio roses are smaller shrubs bred for their ability to thrive in containers. Smothered in blooms, they're long-flowering and brilliantly colourful.
Ground cover roses spread out in low, graceful arches to cover the ground in dense foliage and flowers.
Please ask the staff at Whitegates Nursery for more information and advice about growing roses.