The melting pot from which all garden roses have evolved, this is just a small selection from the hundreds in existence. Most are single flowered and are valued for the wonderful diversity of scents, foliage, hips and Autumn colouration. Their simple unadulterated beauty lends them an affinity with wilder planting schemes. Pruning Guide: They require little pruning except the removal of any dead wood. Once established it is recommended some of the oldest shoots be cut right back after flowering to encourage new growth, remembering that flowers and fruit are produced on the previous years wood.