Roses forum: Rose ID and care help

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(Zone 6b)
Oct 12, 2016 8:15 AM CST
Hi. So we moved into a new home that came with 2 beautiful rose bushes. Im new to caring for roses and am very interested in learning! Could someone help me identify what rose this is? Also, these bushes are 6-7 ft high blocking my main walkway to my front door. Id like to reduce the size significantly but its October and im afraid i may damage it. Any and all help is greatly appreciated! Thank you kindly,
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N. Ohio (Zone 5b)
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Oct 12, 2016 2:00 PM CST
Hello! What a beautiful rose! Lovey dubby I`m learning too. Lot`s of good help on this site. Be patient, you`ll get some responses soon. Does it smell good to you? If so just walk around it and sniff till you get your info. Best wishes in your new home. Thumbs up
Name: Cindi
Wichita, Kansas (Zone 7a)
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Oct 12, 2016 7:47 PM CST
Hello and welcome!
It could be Carefree Wonder...just a guess.
Whatever it is, it is stunning!
Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Zone 6b)
Oct 12, 2016 7:59 PM CST
Hi all-
So i did find the answer on a different forum. I have "Blushing Knockout" roses which are actually easy to care for. And they are perfect for my hardiness zone of 6b-5b.

Thanks again and looking forward to participating!


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