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Standard roses (sometimes called tree roses in other parts of the world) are those budded on to long canes to give them stems of the desired length. These include miniatures on 15 to 20 in. stems, hybrid teas and floribundas on 24 to 36 in. stems, and weeping standards made by budding rambler types on 5 to 6 ft. stems.
All standard roses should be well staked from the time of planting. The stake should reach at least 6 in. above the bud union, (which in the case of standards, is far above the ground level). Flat tying material should be used so that it will not cut into the bark