roses: one flowering, one not!

(4 Posts)
rainbowpony Wed 08-Jun-16 12:05:59

I have two climbing roses on the front of my house. Sunny spot, good manure soil, planted lovingly and tripled in size since planted 2 months ago. One is flowering and smaller, the other is romping along size-size but no sign of any buds. What's going on??

dodobookends Wed 08-Jun-16 12:08:13

Are they both the same variety? If not, one could just be later-flowering than the other naturally.

rainbowpony Wed 08-Jun-16 12:10:06

Both exactly the same, bought same time, same supplier, looked identical when purchased.

Kr1stina Wed 08-Jun-16 13:51:01

Plants do this on purpose to wind us up

Or maybe one is spending its energy making new growth and the other is wasting it on flowers

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