Will this rose survive in my garden? –tips to match a rose and a garden spot

Chrysler Imperial, climbing , flower

Chrysler Imperial, climbing , flower

Two questions to consider before buying any particular rose (note:  I grow antique or “old garden” roses, not grafted roses);

1) will this rose survive in my garden, and

2) will I like this rose in my garden?

In this blog entry, the first question is discussed and a future blog entry will address the second question.

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