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3 great disease-resistant roses

TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS MARIANNE ALEXANDER
Last updated on 17 October 2016

Keeping pests and diseases at bay starts by simply growing these roses

 

Easy Does Iteasy-does-it

Its vivid colour, fruity fragrance and ruffled petals make this easy-to-care-for rose a must-have. Reaching knee height, it’s a strong resprouter which thrives in containers.

South Africasouth-africa

This tall (shoulder-high) golden-yellow rose is a gardener’s dream as it’s disease resistant, reliable, needs little pruning and flowers prolifically.

AyobaAyoba

‘Ayoba’ The wow factor of this neat, ‘Iceberg’-sized rose lies in its bright red, semi-double blooms which show up well against its glossy foliage. A good picking rose, it puts on a lovely display in summer and autumn.

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