'Louise Clements'


Why I love this rose:

• The intense coppery flowers are luxurious.

• Each flower has tons of petals with ruffled edges.

• As a shrub rose, it holds its shape at about 4 feet tall.

• The leaves are a wonderful midgreen.


How to plant:

• Dig a big, big hole, 2 feet by 2 feet.

• Get rid of the less fertile soil dug from the very bottom of the hole.

• Heirloom Roses suggests mixing the remaining soil with one-third peat moss or compost.

• Add aged steer manure into the bottom 6 inches of the hole.

• Settle the rose in the middle of the hole and about an inch deeper than it came in the pot.

• Fill with remaining soil mixture.

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