Modern Shrub Roses and Roses of the Old Fashioned Type
To put it simply: modern shrub roses are a little bigger, more vigorous and spreading than bush roses.
They should be cut pyramidal and only slightly. They are splendid as a single plant or in a small group to form a centre or a boundary. some modern shrubs can be grown as climbers.
The old fashioned type roses are zhe result of European cultivators who have the same aim as David Austin.