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Antique Roses

Introduction

Antique roses are oldies and goodies. Many have survived for years in abandoned locations exhibiting their hardy natures.

Old garden or heirloom roses come to us from our ancestors' gardens, with time-tested survival skills: hardiness in climate extremes, plus rugged character and disease-resistance. Typically, their blossoms are billowy pastel beauties with dizzying fragrance. While their rich histories and romantic names charm us, the only hard part of growing heirloom roses is deciding which easy-care variety to try. Just make sure you choose a rose that's adaptable in your climate. Some are more suited to warm areas, while others tough it out in the cold. You'll find an old-fashioned rose to fit any garden, from shrubby specimens to slender pillars and sprawling climbers.

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