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- Aiken Master Gardener Association
Yes…You Can Grow Roses
What Is Your Standard of Perfection ???
Roses Unlimited
363 N. Deerwood Drive
Laurens, SC 29360
864-682-7673
www.rosesunlimitedownroot.com
William Patterson
[email protected]
2015
Sunrise At Roses Unlimited
May 2005
What Am I Looking For In A Rose
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• Is That Rose Variety Right For Me ?
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1. How much TIME will I have to care for my plants ?
2. What LOCATION will be best for my roses ?
3. What SIZE bushes will fit my landscape ?
4. What COLOR blooms would I like ?
5. How much WINTER PROTECTION is needed ?
6. Is FRAGRANCE important to me ?
7. Do I want color in the GARDEN or roses to cut for
INDOOR use ?
TIME
• Maintenance – all roses need some care
• Water – one inch per week - growing season
• Fertilizer – monthly program
• April --- September
• Organics ( April & August ) { Mills Magic Mix }
• Liquid fertilize ( May thru September ) {Mills EZ Feed}
• Pruning – depends upon variety
• Major pruning in mid-March
• Mulch – in early May
To Spray Or Not To Spray…
That Is The Question ???
• Look to YOUR Standard of Perfection
• Twice a year
• early Spring & early FALL
• Once a month
• Twice a month – recommended for most hybrid teas
• Major Problems:
• Blackspot - Thrip - Spider mites
• Fungicide - Insecticide - Miticide
LOCATION
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Sun - 5 to 6 hours
Good Drainage
Good Air Circulation
No competition with tree roots
SIZE
• Miniatures = 2 ft. – 6 ft.
• Polyanthas / Chinas = 3 ft. – 4 ft.
• Misc. OGR / Shrubs / Hybrid Teas = 5 ft
• Climbers / Ramblers = 6 ft. – 30 ft.
COLOR
• Wide variable in the 18 color classifications of
the American Rose Soc.
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Apricot / Apricot blend {ab}
Mauve / Mauve blend{m}
Orange / Orange blend {ob}
Orange-red / Orange-red blend {or}
Orange-pink / Orange-pink blend {op}
White / White blend {w}
Russet {r}
Red --- dark / medium / blend {dr} {mr} {rb}
Pink -- deep / med. / light / blend {dp} {mp} {lp} {pb}
Yellow -- deep / med. / light / blend {dy} {my} {ly} {yb}
CLIMATE
Winter Protection
• Certain varieties need extra protection
• Roses with the yellow gene
• Some Hybrid Teas – First Prize / Color Magic
• Chinas & Old Teas – USDA zone # 7
• Certain varieties perform well:
• Where summers are hot
• Others perform better in the cool of Spring &
Fall
Fragrance
• Determined by:
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Time of Day
Temperature
Humidity
Individual’s Sense Of Smell
• Fragrant Roses
• Abraham Darby – Fragrant Cloud – Francis
Dubreuil – Louis XIV – Mister Lincoln – Mystic
Beauty - Nastarana – Rubaiyat - Scentimental
Garden vs. Cut Stems
• All roses can be CUT.
• Hybrid Teas & certain Shrubs favored
because of their longer stem length.
• Some roses have very short stems.
• Some OGR tend to shatter right after
being cut.
• Some singles tend to close up at night.
ARS Classification of Roses
• Species { 1 class } - group of plants
capable of producing like offspring…often
referred to as “wild roses”…
• Old Garden Roses { 22 classes } – rose
classes in existence before 1867…
• Modern Roses { 14 classes } – rose
classes in existence after 1867 – the
introduction of the first Hybrid Tea – “La
France”…
La France - 1867
Edith de Murat - Bourbon
Kronprincessin Viktoria
Mystic Beauty *
Griff’s Red
Polonaise *
Prairie Sunrise *
Quietness *
Summer Wind
Winter Sunset *
Cramoisi Superieur *
Green Rose *
Mutabilis *
Seven
Sisters
Pink
Pet
Pink Pet *
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Aloha-Hawaii
Billard
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Barre
1889
Cecile Brunner, Cli. *
Amadeus
Golden Gate
Luguna *
ADR
Moonlight, Cli. *
New Dawn & Awakening *
Rosanna
Sander’s White
Secret Garden Musk
Abraham Darby *
Heritage *
Lilian Austin
Teasing Georgia *
Tess of the d’Urberville *
Lion’s Fairy Tale *
ADR
Pompon
Veranda *
Scentimental *
Solero
Sunsprite *
Darlow’s Enigma
Mozart *
Dark Desire
Duet
Duet Supreme
Eliza
Grande Amore
Mister Lincoln *
Pink Enchantment
Queen Elizabeth – Grandiflora *
1954
South Africa – Grandiflora *
Tiffany *
Winter Sun *
Frau Karl Druschki – 1901 *
Rose de Rescht
Sydonie - Portland
Allene
Able *
2013
Miniflora
Cooper *
Mary Pickersgill
Purple Rain
Alister Stella Gray *
Champneys’ Pink Cluster
1811
Highway 146 Noisette *
June Anne – 2004
Narrow Water *
Nastarana – 1879 *
Old Gray Cemetery *
The Charlestonian - 2000
Borderer *
Katharina Zeimet
Margo’s Sister *
White Pet *
Belinda’s Dream *
Ghislaine de Feligonde
Elegant Fairy Tale
Larissa *
ADR
Miracle On The Hudson *
Miss Betty – 2013 – Shrub *
Morey’s Pink
Sea Foam – Shrub *
Mermaid
Rosa banksia *
Rosa moschata - 1540
Rosa Rugoas
Dr. Grill *
Duchesse de Brabant - Tea
Faith Whittlesey
Georgetown Tea
Mme. Antoine Mari *
Mlle. Franziska Kruger *
Mrs. B.R. Cant *
Thank You
For Making The Past 27 Years
Possible…Friends Thru Roses

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