Plants By Type
Basics About Rose Varieties
Roses are undoubtedly every gardener’s favorite and a garden is incomplete without these exquisite flowers. Roses are very diverse flowers with more than 100 varieties. They come in different color, sizes and forms. Rose is a perennial plant and belongs to Rosaceae family. Roses come in different forms like shrubs, miniatures and climbers. You can choose different varieties depending on your garden design. If you are planning to grow roses in your garden, it will be helpful to know the different types so that you can choose accordingly-
- Hybrid Tea are large flowered bush roses that are most popular throughout the world. They come in many appealing colors and usually last for the entire season. They have a pleasant fragrance and are commonly used for decorationpurposes. Hybrid Teas are sold in flower shops because of their aesthetic beauty.
Climbers are great for windows, fences or balconies. The can be planted near walls and the support helps them to grow and reach heights. They look very beautiful and also provide privacy. Climbers can also be planted near big trees and the support will help them climb the tree trunk and branches.
- Many hybrid varieties roses fall in this category of shrub roses. These roses are best to be grown as hedges and they require minimum supervision. They can thrive in almost any climate and are good option for people who are planting roses for the first time.
Floribundas have cluster flowers and are quite similar to Hybrid teas. They require regular pruning and the size of flowers is smaller to hybrid teas. Floribundas are good for flower beds and pots.
Ground Cover Roses-
As the name suggests, ground cover roses generally do not grow very tall. They grow to become dense and cover the ground in beautiful flowers. You might require tying them with wire securely to the ground so that they grow in desired area.
You can choose from the many varieties available in nurseries to plant them in your garden. Roses are undeniably the most exquisite flowers and everyone loves them because of their fragrance and beauty.