Dealing With Rose Bushes

Written by Ken Austin

Roses are classified according torepparttar way they grow. One ofrepparttar 113341 predominant ways is in bushes. Rose bushes are self-supporting and grow their flowers mainly atrepparttar 113342 top ofrepparttar 113343 plant. They can be as small as just a few inches and as tall as up to 6 feet. There is every possibility that your rose bushes can be as radiant asrepparttar 113344 sun, givenrepparttar 113345 right care.

Several types of rose bushes include:


A mix ofrepparttar 113346 Hybrid Tea and Polyantha, this bush with clusters of flowers is ideal for growing a rose bed. Floribunda roses were introduced torepparttar 113347 mass public by Jackson & Perkins duringrepparttar 113348 1939 World's Fair in New York. They have gained in popularity due in part torepparttar 113349 fact that they are easier to cultivate and more disease resistant that Hybrid Teas.


Characterized by tall stems holding clusters of flowers, this rose bush is a cross betweenrepparttar 113350 Floribunda and Hybrid Tea.

Hybrid Tea

Caring for Long Stem Roses

Written by Ken Austin

Widely considered to berepparttar most popular roses for all occasions, what many people think of as classic long stem roses are in fact Hybrid Teas. A mixture betweenrepparttar 113340 Hybrid Perpetual and Tea Rose from China, these long stem beauties have long pointy buds with up to 30-50 petals per bloom.

Sincerepparttar 113341 first discovered Hybrid Tea in 1867, there has been an explosion leading to thousands of long stem varieties coming in virtually every color except for blue or black. These long stem roses tend to flower continuously and can grow 2-6 feet tall. High susceptibility to disease and less fragrant smell, when compared to other types of roses, is often attributed torepparttar 113342 great deal of inbreeding that has taken place to achieverepparttar 113343 attractiveness of long stem roses.

Keep your long stem roses growing tall

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