Description for Miniature Rose, Button Rose (Red)
Rosa is a genus of about 150 species of deciduous (occasionally evergreen) shrubs and climbers noted for their beautiful, often fragrant, single, semidouble or double flowers which are borne singly or in clusters on often prickly stems clad with 5-9 leaflets often having toothed margins.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Climbing miniature rose||Red||May to frost||6 to 10 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full sun||Well drained soil||Medium||Around 68 degrees F||Apply fertilizers with little or no nitrogen content later into fall.Organic fertilizers include manures, compost, or other plant and animal products|
Caring for Miniature Rose
- Dig a hole the same depth as the pot the rose came in and about a foot wider.
- Carefully remove the rose from the pot and gently loosen the roots. If the plant is tightly root bound, use a sharp knife to score the sides of the root ball and try again to loosen the roots.
- Add some organic matter to the soil in hole, if needed.
- Place the rose bush in the center of the hole, with the roots spread out.
- Fill in the hole and firm gently.
- Thoroughly water the newly planted bush and then apply a layer of mulch.
Typical uses of Miniature Rose
Special features: Roses have a mild tea fragrance. Deep green foliage. Also may be grown as a self-supporting shrub.