VARIETIES OF BORDER ROSES
Border roses are selected from a huge variety of varieties to create colorful large low-lying areas, ridges and borders, especially in public parks, for landscaping streets, as well as for planting in flower beds and containers.
They have enviable health, disease resistance and unpretentiousness, have the following features: bush height - from 50 to 80 cm, width - 50 cm, repeated, almost continuous flowering throughout the season, many medium-sized flowers of a wide variety of colors, collected in a brush. According to the international classification, most varieties of border roses are classified as Floribunda and polyanthus.
The first representatives of this group appeared in 1935 as a result of crossing polyanthus with hybrid tea roses, inheriting from them the rapidity of growth, type of bush and inflorescences, abundant, almost continuous flowering, winter hardiness and resistance to diseases. Roses of this group have a bush from 30 to 80 cm in height, flowers of medium size - from 5 to 9 cm, of a wide variety of colors, can be simple 5-petal, semi-double and double. Flowers are collected in inflorescences of 3-25 pcs.
Among the border roses, you can choose varieties for any color composition. Especially popular are roses with a clean, rich color, capable of creating bright arrays and borders that attract everyone's attention, for example, proven and quite reliable in our conditions Tornado German selection Kordes 1973, with a compact, strong bush (50-60 cm), profusely blooming with large clusters of semi-double flowers of deep red, in the fall - almost burgundy. Beautiful foliage in the dissolution of a bronze shade, which gives an additional decorative effect, later a glossy dark green.
An excellent rose for planting in arrays, in flower beds, in flowerpots. The flowers are semi-double, almost odorless, tolerate rain and bright sun well, self-cleaning, which is important for mass plantings.
I also want to highlight a wonderful variety Rumba (Cuba Dance), the very name of which reflects the passionate nature of the flaming flowers that will fill your garden with joy and sunshine. Abundantly covering a compact bush (50-60 cm), Rumba flowers are semi-double, medium-sized (5-6 cm), first yellow, later orange and with a crimson edge, appear in clusters up to 15 pieces. The flowers withstand wet weather well, in the sun they become almost pink, which also makes the bush multi-colored and attractive. The foliage is medium-sized, glossy, bright green. Trimming faded brushes prolongs flowering until the very frost.
Due to its rich color and unpretentiousness, the German variety is very popular. Plants un Flowers breeding Cord, with red inside and silvery outside double flowers, which appear in large inflorescences and abundantly cover the bush. The petals keep the rain well. The bush is not tall, with a beautiful glossy, dark green foliage, it is distinguished by good disease resistance. The rose has high frost resistance (zone 5). An excellent rose for planting in arrays, in flower beds, in flowerpots.
For a romantic park or landing in places of relaxation, you can pick up varieties with snow-white or pink flowers, such as white and pink Regensberg, or snow-white, like snow white (also known as Iceberg). This wonderful variety does not lose its popularity due to its decorative qualities, reliability and unpretentiousness. Throughout the summer, on a strong bush, white flowers, slightly pinking in the sun (up to 6 cm), collected in inflorescences of 15-30 pieces, are abundantly revealed on a strong bush. The flowering is so abundant that the branches, under their weight, gracefully droop in a cascade.
In addition to these, a profusely flowering, strong floribunda with semi-double flowers of bright pink color Maxi vita... Flowering is very abundant, long, in several waves. Densely branched, erect bush 60-80 cm high, covered with bright green, shiny foliage. Resistance to adverse factors, powdery mildew and black spot is high. It can be used for curbs and arrays, as well as as a ground cover. Winter hardiness zone 6 (-23 ° С).
Polyanthus roses were obtained in 1827 by crossing a multi-flowered rose from the Far East with a dwarf form of Chinese tea roses. They stand out for their abundant flowering - from spring to autumn. The bush is compact, 30-45 cm high (occasionally 60 cm), can be completely covered with inflorescences of many medium-sized flowers, colored in all shades of white, pink and red.
Inflorescences are corymbose, consisting of 10-100 small double or semi-double flowers. They are popular due to their unpretentiousness, versatility, and disease resistance. Propagated by cuttings, grafting. In the spring, only sanitary pruning is carried out. Light shelter is required for the winter. Recommended for planting both in flower beds and mixborders, as well as for containers and balconies.
For border roses, two or three pruning is used, in spring - medium and low, throughout the season - sanitary and removal of faded flowers. Some varieties of border roses are self-cleaning.
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