He continued: “A species rose is simply one that grows in the wild. They all, invariably, have simple flowers.”
Commenting on specific roses, he added:”These flowers are flowering on last year’s growth which means if I prune them in Spring, there will be no flowers there.
“It is important that I do my pruning immediately after the flowering has finished. Which in this case is about now, or in a few weeks time.”
Monty shared his tips on how to prune such roses while appearing on the programme.