Sep 21, Prune the wild roses in early spring before the plant begins to form buds. Wild rose bushes come alive during the spring and show their beauty throughout the summer and into the fall. With clusters of fragrant blooms in colors of white, pinks and reds, these roses have to be pruned in order for them maintain a definite shape. Apr 08, Prune these roses right after flowering is finished. If the plant produced many canes, remove several of the oldest and weakest canes to the bud union.
If only a few canes were produced, cut them back to several feet above the ground. Wild rose bushes come alive during the spring and show their beauty throughout the summer and into the fall.
Without pruning, wild rose bushes will grow and spread, and will easily cover a large area with unorganized, thorny foliage. Much like a standard rose bush, wild rose bushes are straightforward to prune and maintain.
Sep 21, Prune your wild rose bush in early spring when the leads are hard. Trim off any dead leads or any excess growth you don't want. Leave the rest of the bush wild. Aug 12, Here are a few types of wild roses you may like to grow in the garden (the year listed is when the rose was first known in cultivation): Lady Banks Rose – Rosa banksiae luteaPasture Rose – Rosa carolina (, Native American variety) Austrian Copper –.