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CHINA ROSES These are pretty roses that flower with constant regularity throughout the season. They form twiggy bushes and are best grown in a sunny spot around the garden or in the front of borders. They are not recommended for shade as plenty of sunshine is required for them to perform to their full potential. The foliage is similar to modern roses but smaller and more dainty. They have their own pleasant fragrance. Minimal pruning is recommended. davidaustinroses.com
How to prune roses Use sharp secateurs and cut above an outward-facing growth bud.
Use a saw to remove at the base any hoary old, unprofitable canes.
As a rule of thumb, the closer a rose is to a Species (wild) rose, the lighter the pruning should be; the closer to a modern rose, the harder