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Another advantage of modern shrub roses is that there is no longer a need to have dedicated rose beds as they can easily fit into any beds and borders. They peek through fences, and you can make them into hedges or have them climb a trellis. Although sold as shrubs, many roses will happily climb if allowed, while some selections will do quite well in con- tainers. It's especially important with today's smaller gardens, however, to make sure the pots get protection from frost over the winter months. There are a variety of choices to suit many different garden situations and needs. Deciding which rose (or three) to plant in that sunny gap will require a bit of consideration. The emphasis here is on sunny be- The range of colors is wide, and you'll have a difficult time choosing, but you'll surely find colors to complement your existing palette. P H O T O S B Y D A V I D W E T H E R B E E ( T O P A N D B O T T O M L E F T ) A N D R U T H F U R M A N ( B O T T O M R I G H T ) 22 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 8

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