The different colors & varieties of roses denote different meanings. The roses are popularly known as the flower of love, especially red roses.
Roses apart from being the most popular gifts around the world, are also a great addition to offices & homes as decoration. A pink flower on a drinking glass arranged in a table and a floral arrangement of a bouquet of roses adds a touch of taste for decoration. Besides fresh roses after cutting as silk artificial flowers made different colors are also used extensively.
Classification of Roses
Roses are divided into three categories:
1. Species Roses
The Species Roses are often called Wild Species of the Roses.Roses of the species often have 5 petals flowers followed by relatively simple very colored hips that last well into the winter, supply food for birds & winter color.
The most popular rose species for sale today is the Rosa Rugosa, that superior vigor & disease resistance and easy maintenance make it the favorite of many. The species roses are widely hybridized. Wild Roses Species include many different varieties. The Wild Species Roses usually bloom once in the summer.
2. Old Garden Roses
Old Garden Roses have a delicate beauty and fantastic perfume, hardly ever found in modern hybrid tea roses. Old Garden Roses are a diverse group of those with a wonderful fragrance and great winter force the tender and lovely tea roses that are best agreed to temperate climates.
Old Garden Roses comprise a multifaceted group that are generally simple to grow, pollution resistant & tough winters. Old Garden Roses grow in several shrub and vine size. Although they vary in color, this kind of Roses is usually white or pastel in color. These "Antique Roses" are generally preferred for lawns and home gardens. Several placements of Roses classified as Old Garden Roses are China Roses, Moss Roses, Damask Roses, Tea Roses, Roses Bourbon etc..
3. Modern Roses
Old Garden Roses are the predecessors of up to date Roses. Any Rose recognized after 1867, is considered a Modern Rose. This set of roses is very well-liked. The up to date Rose is the result of crossbreeding the hybrid tea with the polyanthus (a variety of spring).
The colors of Modern Roses are rich, varied, and vibrant. The most accepted roses found in the class of Modern Roses are the Grandiflora roses, Floribunda Roses, & Hybrid Tea Roses. Although Modern Roses are adored by gardeners and florists, they require proper care, and do not adapt well to colder environments.
How to Grow Roses
- Roses can be grown in soil with good drainage and optimal sunlight.
- Most diversities of roses are grown in rising understock (lower portion of a plant) propagated from seeds or cuttings.
- Mild temperatures are always preferred, and roses grow best when they are placed near other plants.
- Cattle manure is the favorite fertilizer for rising roses, but other organic fertilizers, especially compounds are also used.
- Roses generally require severe pruning, which must be adapted to the intended use of the flowers.
- Cut all broken & bruised roots of the rose plant, first depress growth of 6-8 inches (15-20 centimeters).
- Dig holes for plants at least 15 inches to place the roots of the rose, so not to bend or unbalance the plant.
- Stick together one tablespoon of manure with the soil positioned over the drain field.
- Wrap this mixture with natural soil, bringing the desired level planted at depth.
- Make a pile in the center for the rose plant.
- Place the roots of the flat on this lot, spread the roots, and fill with soil.
- Crush (compresar) earth tightly 2 or 3 times while filling the hole.
Care of Roses
When watering roses, marinate the soil to a depth of 6-8 inches (15-20 centimeters), not just
When you plan to fertilize roses, supply a balanced diet to roses. See what your plant is deficient & try to include them in the manure. Time is also an significant part of maximizing the benefit of your subscription to the nutrients available to the plant when wanted, generally during active growth & flowering stage.
Covering with a mulch summer eliminate weeds. Mulches should be applied 2 or 3 weeks before the flowering of the Roses.
In winter there to cover it with a mulch of straw, peat moss, or other suitable materials. This Mulch regulates soil temperature and tempers the effects of freezing and thawing of the ground.
Pull up the soil around each rose to a height of about 6 inches (15 centimeters) after the first frost.