A do-it-yourself rosary is a special pride of any gardener without exception. But before you make a rose garden with your own hands, you should carefully study all the selections of rose species available today and choose varieties for your garden. The ancestors of all types and varieties of modern roses are their wild predecessors, which are incredibly hardy and frost-resistant, and artificially bred varieties are much more sensitive to various environmental influences. Most of them are able to bloom several times during the summer with short intervals. One of the advantages is the delicate aroma of rose bushes, which spreads more strongly in warm, humid weather.
Various, numerous varieties of roses are distinguished by a variety of colors, from pale white to rich purple, from yellow-gold to salmon pink and even blue.
Roses are represented by various types: miniature , noble , flower bed , creeping , artisanal and climbing .
Exploring miniature roses
Miniature roses are exquisite flowers related to flower bed roses. They have small double flowers and thin leaves, and a maximum height of 30-35 cm. These roses are best suited for heather gardens and rock gardens. The group of miniature varieties of roses includes:
Mandarin (Mandarin Rose)
Pepita (Pepita rose)
Baby (Baby rose)
Romance (“Romantic rose”)
Shrub or creeping varieties of roses grow on the surface of the earth, they are not tall, their shoots are bushy, hanging a little or creeping directly on the ground. This is their difference from flower bed types of roses. Ease of care and splendor of flowering distinguishes them from all under the condition that they are planted in a sunny place.
Such beautiful noble roses in the garden
Noble roses are tea rose hybrids , which have beautiful buds and large-sized fragrant, double flowers, located one at a time on a long stem. They have a more subtle aroma compared to other varieties of roses , especially in varieties of light shades. The most harmonious and beautiful noble roses look in small groups and go well with perennial herbaceous plants, with summer flowers and herbs in mixborders. Noble varieties of roses with names are shown in the photo:
Christopher Columbus (Christophe Colomb Meilland)
Jupiter (“Jupiter” rose)
Senator (Senator Burda Meilland)
Berolina (“Berolina” rose)
What can be a flower bed rose
Flower bed roses are the most diverse types of roses that grow in the form of bushes. They are planted in groups or individually. This type of roses can be grown in flowerbeds located in the center of the lawn or on the edge of the meadow and in borders. It can also be used as a frame for flower beds and paths. This type of roses includes the following varieties:
Neon (“Neon” rose)
Marie Curie (“Marie Curie”)
Gypsy (Gipsy Rose) .
The modern creeping rose is beauty
Creeping varieties of roses have the following variety names with photographs:
Knirps (Knirps rose)
Climbing roses are those with a stem length of 2 meters or more, most often used on supports – on trellises, trellises and against the walls of a building.
The best place to plant them is an open sunny place, while maintaining a distance of 1-1.5 meters between them. They perfectly cope with such a task as decorating arches at the entrance, and if there are several arches standing side by side, then you get a spectacular fragrant tunnel.
The best varieties of climbing roses in the photo:
Sutter ‘s Gold
Red Perfume (Red Parfum)
Salita (Salita rose)
Sympathy (Sympathie rose)
Laguna (“Laguna” rose)
In hot, dry weather, it is necessary to water the roses abundantly once a week, and you need to water them during the day so that the leaves of the bush are dry by sunset to reduce the likelihood of powdery mildew. Also, roses need regular feeding.
Young roses need to be fed 2-3 times during the growing season, and old ones 3-4 times. In early spring, at the first top dressing, a mixture of humus with complete mineral fertilizer should be applied. During the following dressings, apply liquid types of fertilizers.
Unfortunately, roses have enough diseases and pests, therefore, it is necessary to carry out preventive measures about 3-4 times per season, using copper-containing preparations.