Note: The fragrance of Rose flowers depends on its variety and climatic conditions, hence this plant may or may not produce fragrant flowers.
The flowers are densely filled with petals, much like antique roses. English roses are a good choice for cutting gardens.
Some varieties climb if left unpruned and can be trained along a fence or arbour. The symbolism of rose colours is steeped in tradition. Roses inspired people over thousands of years to develop a language of colour.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Damask Rose, gulab|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1 to 6 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Maroon|
|Bloom Time ||Annual|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careRoses, especially the repeat flowering varieties, need a generous supply of nutrients regularly through the growing season.
Slow release or organic fertilizers applied to the ground are the most effective; however foliar feeds are also valuable for a quick effect and to help keep the leaves healthy.
Mulching with organic matter (a very wide range is available) is a very important part of rose growing, helping to conserve water, keeping the ground cool and feeding the micro organisms and worms in the soil.
It should preferably be well rotted and, if it starts to disappear during the season, be reapplied.
The best way to keep your plants free from pests and diseases is to choose disease resistant varieties and to grow them as well as possible.
Regular watering is essential, the rose will be stronger, healthier and, most importantly, produce more flowers.
Early spring is the best time to prune. If it is still winter, your overeager cuts may lead to frost damage.
Pruning is pretty straightforward: Remove all non-negotiable growth, thin the plants, and then shape them.
Experts advise cutting 1/4 inch above a bud eye so the bud eye does not dry out.
When you bring rose plant and cannot plant it immediately, leave the plant in the box and lightly sprinkle the roots every day. Do not let the roots to dry out. Plant the rose plant as soon as possible. If cannot plant it immediately to the desired location, plant it in a container.Dig a planting hole according to the roots, the rose plant has.
If it is 2 yrs, then dig a planting hole at least 6 inches deeper, so the roots of the plant can be accommodated without crowding or bending. Mix some fertilizer (cow manure or organic compost) with the soil in the planting hole, plant the rose plant carefully, spread its root and fill with soil. Firm the soil tightly around the plant.
If the rose plant is not so old and has fewer roots then dig a lesser deeper planting hole.
Cut a stem from a rose plant. Mix fertilizer with some soil, add little water to this mixture and make a firmly tight lump at one end of the stem.
Dig a planting hole (index finger deep) place the stem with lump side down, fill with soil. Firm the soil tightly. Keep the soil moist continuously for 2-3 weeks.
|Sunlight ||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering ||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.|
|Soil ||Rose is grown in well-drained soil with a sunlight. Clay or loamy soil is ideal.|
|Temperature ||10 degrees C and above|
|Fertilizer ||During active growth and blooming stage, rose plants need more fertilizing. The plant need frequently feeding and generously.
Cow manure is best preffered as fertilizer for the rose plants, but other organic fertilizers like compost are also used. Rose plants requires 2-3 times feeding during the season.
- Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors
- They have been also used for commercial perfumery and commercial cut flower crops
- Some are used as landscape plants, for hedging
- The majority of ornamental roses are hybrids that were bred for their flowers
- A few species of roses are grown for attractive or scented foliage
- The rose hip, usually, is used as a minor source of Vitamin C
- The fruits of many species have significant levels of vitamins and have been used as a food supplement
- Many roses have been used in herbal and folk medicines
- Some species have been used for stomach problems, and are being investigated for controlling cancer growth
Note: The following information is general guidelines
- Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
- Rose hips are occasionally made into jam, jelly, marmalade, and soup or are brewed for tea, primarily for their high vitamin C content
- They are also pressed and filtered to make rose hip syrup
Rose petals or flower buds are sometimes used to flavor ordinary tea or combined with other herbs to make herbal teas
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Rose plant need direct sunlight?
Rose plant need 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight ant it is ideal for better growth and flowering.
When to prune Rose plants?
Prune the Rose plant in October and November to get quality flowers.
What fertilizer can be used for Rose plants?
To get best quality flowers of Rose use any organic fertilizer.
Why Rose plant leaves turn yellow?
The main reasons of Rose leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering to plant. 2.Rose plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.
Do Rose plants need full sun?
Rose plant needs atleast 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight for better growth and flowering.
When to water Rose plant?
Water the plant in morning hours when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
Which Rose plant is best?
Best Rose plant is decided on the basis their use or purpose
1. For pot culture miniature and dwarf varieties are best. 2.For Fragrance damask Rose. 3.For garden display floribunda are best
How to grow Rose plant in a pot?
To grow Rose in pot consider the following points.
1. Variety- Miniature and dwarf varieties should be selected for the pot culture.
2. Potting mixture- Potting mixture should be nutrient rich
3.Pot- Select pot with appropriate size (More than minimum 7 inch diameter)and drainage hole.
Why my Rose plant is dying?
The main reasons of dying Rose plant is as follows
1. Over watering to Rose plant.
2. No proper sunlight
3. Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.
How often should Rose plants be watered?
Water the plant as per requirement by checking 1-2 inch layer of surface soil feels dry to touch then water the Rose plant.
Can Rose plant survive winter?
Yes Rose plant survive in winter but not at chilling temperature.
How to grow Rose plant at home?
To grow Rose plant at your home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright light is required.
2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
4. Special Practices- Timely Pruning is necessary to increase the number of flowers.
Why Rose plant is not flowering?
The most general reasons of not flowering Rose plant are as follows.
1. Lack of proper nutrient ( mainly Phosphorus).
2.Improper water and sunlight availability.
Is Rose plant good for home?
Yes, Rose plant is best flowering plant for home by various attractive color and fragrance which spreads happiness in home.
Can a Rose plant grow indoors?
Yes, Rose plant grow indoor (Like Window sills etc.) but 3-6 hours a day natural direct bright sunlight is required.
How long do Rose plants last?
Rose plants are perennial plants and with proper care and management can survive for years.
Are Rose plants poisonous for animals?
No, Rose plants are not poisonous but eating of Rose with thorns by animal may cause damage to them.
How to Rose plant grow faster?
To grow Rose plant faster consider the following points 1. Provide proper nutrient 2. Adequate water and suitable growing condition.
Can Rose plant grow without sunlight?
No, Rose plant require at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight.
Friday, 24 January 2020
As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.
Monday, 02 July 2018
Very nice plant but price is ok
Monday, 02 July 2018
Absolutely superb in every way
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