The Q&A Archives: Roses

Question: What are the best types of roses for beginners? I live in zone 5 and would like to plants a couple of roses.

Answer: Some of the easiest roses to grow include 'The Fairy', 'Betty Prior', 'Sunsprite", 'Mr. Lincoln' and 'Starina'.

Plant your roses in a sunny location, water regularly, and enjoy!

To help build your confidence and turn you into a real rosarian, read the book "Roses for Dummies" by IDG Books, ISBN# 0-7645-5031-4. It's full of helpful hints and tricks of the trade.

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