Rose Plant Facts
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Single and double blooming flowers of white, pink, orange, yellow, red and lavender characterize a rose garden. Roses bloom from late spring to early autumn. Roses tend to grow rapidly and will reach their full height in three to four years.
Diseases and Prevention
A wide range of diseases afflicts rose plants. These include black spot, powdery mildew, stem canker, rust, rose mosaic and crown gall. Full-sun exposure, good air circulation and keeping foliage dry help prevent rose diseases.