Roses are kind of like people: Each has its own personality. That means you can’t expect every rose to perform the same.
Most roses do best if they get about an inch of water each week during the growing season, depending on your soil type.
Gardeners with sandy soil often find their roses need a little more water than those gardeners who deal with clay soil.
You can help keep diseases from attacking your roses (and save money on your water bills) by watering with a soaker hose.
The main components involved with caring for roses that you need to understand are: planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and winterizing. Simply put, with the correct amount of water and sunlight and a little bit of grooming, your roses should thrive.
While overhead watering is suitable before the onset of new growth,
Similarly it is often better to water these plants at the soil line using soaker hoses or similar means.
Rose bushes are very susceptible to fungal diseases, such as black spot and powdery mildew, especially when their foliage is kept too wet.