Gladiator Red Rose - Plant
Description for Gladiator Red Rose
The flowers are densely filled with petals, much like antique roses, and must possess a strong fragrance. English roses are a good choice for cutting gardens. They're full, intensely perfumed flowers make sumptuous bouquets.
The symbolism of rose colors is steeped in tradition. Roses inspired people over thousands of years to develop a language of color.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Rose||Red||Spring, Summer, Fall||Up to 2 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Rose plants are planted in July - August at 75 cm x 75 cm spacing.
Rose plant requires full to partial sunlight for better growth.
Dig a planting hole according to the roots. Mix some fertilizer (cow manure or organic compost) with the soil in the potting mix or planting hole. Plant the rose plant carefully spread its root and fill with soil. Firm the soil tightly around the plant.
|Full sunlight||Fertile loamy soils, Well-drained soil||Medium||10 to 35 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Gladiator Red Rose
- Pruning is done during March and October.
- Supply 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.
- Mulch with organic matter.
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
Harvesting is done preferably during early morning hours.
Typical uses of Gladiator Red Rose
Special features: Attractive flowers color
Culinary use: 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.
Ornamental use: Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors.
Medicinal use: The rose hip is used as a minor source of Vitamin C.