Leave the main branches alone. You may want to remove any troublesome branches or branches that can’t be tied in. After a few years, prune back the old branches to rejuvenate the plant.
To achieve young, floriferous main branches, cut back the side branches to about 20 cm.
Ground cover roses
Remove any troublesome and upright growing branches. Make sure not to prune too severely.
Do not cut back too far.
Prune a few branches to keep the bush in check. If you have the space, you can allow them to expand.
Weeping standard roses
Pruning should mainly follow the nice round shape of the crown with the long, downward branches. Remove any dry wood.