Monoculture or roses with perennials?

'Winnipeg Parks' with Johnson's Blue hardy geranium.

‘Winnipeg Parks’ with Johnson’s Blue hardy geranium.

I’ve done it both ways. I think it depends on your garden style. A cottage garden looks great with a mix of perennials. Roses I want for arrangements or competition grow in raised beds, alone.

Miniature roses planted in a bed.

Miniature roses planted in a bed.

'William Baffin' hardy Canadian rose.

‘William Baffin’ hardy Canadian rose.

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