Which gardener does not want to decorate his gardenat least one rose bush? These flowers amaze with amazing beauty, pleasant aroma and a variety of varieties, among which the rose of Grandiflora stands out.
The method obtained by crossing the tea-hybridroses and Floribunda, the bush of the Grandiflora variety has much in common with this and other species: long, straight stems, inflorescences in the form of a brush, having 4-5 buds and very abundant flowering for several months. It differs from other species in its growth, reaching at times a height of 1.5-2 meters, and large flowers. The plant is quite strong and hardy, resistant to low temperatures and fungal diseases. Bright, diverse in color terry buds have a diameter of 10-15 cm and number up to 40 petals. Most often there are flowers of red, pink or white hue.
Planting and care
Rose Grandiflora belongs to the category of photophilousplants, therefore, planting it on the site, it is necessary to choose a well sunlit side, protected from the wind. In the absence of sufficient light, shoots may not bloom. The soil is preferably loamy, enriched with humus. If the first buds, which are not larger than a pea in size, are removed, the number of leaves and new shoots will increase significantly.
Periodically, it is necessary to trimplants to form a bush. Otherwise, the Grandiflora rose requires the same care as most garden crops: watering, fertilizing, loosening the soil, removing weeds and sheltering from frost.
Watering the bush should be abundant, depending onweather, on average 1 time a week. After watering the ground around the plant thoroughly and thoroughly loosen. As a top dressing apply special mineral and organic fertilizers. The bulk of them are brought in the spring, when the vegetative period comes, and during flowering. For winter shelter use needles and film, sprinkling it lightly with earth.
For pest control, it is recommended thattreatment with insecticides. If the rules of caring for roses are not observed, the plant can be affected by diseases such as powdery mildew or gray rot, which is covered with a rose.
Rose of the Grandiflora variety
This group includes plants that are very diverse. Each has its own merits, but they meet with gardeners and real pets.
- Queen Elizabeth. This is the founder of the whole group.Growing it is simple enough, because unpretentious plant can take root even in a darkened area, it is very resistant to diseases and various weather conditions. Pink inflorescences consist of 5-10 buds up to 10 cm in diameter.
- Stella. Flowers warm pink shade with reddishborder on the edges of the petals. Large buds (up to 12 cm in diameter) are collected in inflorescences of 5-6 pieces. Straight shoots reach 90 cm in height and are covered with very large spines, so it is not recommended to cut flowers without gloves.
- Komsomol Light. A velvet red flower with a golden center, despite its very large size, has no more than 20 petals and is therefore considered to be a weakly mahogany. Very well winters and is resistant to diseases.
- Love. The bud, reminiscent of its shape of the glass, has a unique coloring: the petals are painted bright red on the inside and silvery-white on the outside.
Application in landscape design
Thanks to its decorative qualities, the roseGrandiflora is used both for group planting and for cutting. It is a real garden decoration, successfully combined with herbaceous perennials. It is used as a curb, hedge and any other variant of the site design, which is promoted by the long flowering period of this plant, as well as the presence of a rich green mass.
Especially good for cutting a Grandiflor rose. Description and characteristics of this species confirms the possibility of growing it both in greenhouses, greenhouses, and in garden areas.