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closeup of rose bush flower in garden

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Gardeners in zone 9 are lucky. In most places, roses will bloom only during two or three seasons of the year. But in zone 9, roses can bloom year round. And the flowers may actually be larger and more intensely colored during the zone 9 winter. So, what roses grow in zone 9? The answer is almost all of them. However, you do need to consider your soil type, humidity, and whether you get salt spray from the ocean in coastal regions. Choosing Rose Bushes for Zone 9 When planning your rose garden, first choose a rose type that fits your lifestyle. Old garden roses are among the easiest to grow, but most only bloom once per year. By contrast, hybrid tea roses and other formal roses require more maintenance. They need proper pruning and fertilization, and they are prone to fungal

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