Until recently, very few people knew about these beautiful flowering shrubs , but now more often in parks, gardens and on personal plots you can find ground-covering roses. Planting and caring for these plants practically do not differ from the agricultural techniques of other species of this plant. That's why they are so popular.
Ground-cover roses, whose photos simply amaze their imagination with their beauty, belong to a relatively new group of this plant species. It was bred by breeders for decorating large areas of land and planting green parks. It is best to decorate gardens, green urban areas, squares and decorating grottoes, slopes, slopes fit ground-cover roses.
Planting and caring for these bushes as hedges and ample flowerbeds will allow to give a unique color to any personal plot.
The main distinguishing feature of this group of roses is that their shoots grow not upwards, but spread in different directions on the ground. Thus, ground cover roses cover large areas of the earth around them with a dense and dense carpet. There are many varieties of these plants.
Flowers of various colors (pink, red, cream, white, orange) are collected in the bundle inflorescences. This species has sharp spikes on its flexible shoots. His flowers have a weak aroma, and some varieties are completely deprived of them. There are half-and-double and ground cover roses. Planting and caring for all varieties of these shrubs are reduced to several actions, because they are unpretentious, characterized by abundant long flowering (June-October). These roses are distinguished by high cold resistance and good health, so the florist should not worry too much about sheltering for the winter and fighting pests. In colder areas, wintering of these bushes will require light shelters from the lapnika.
If there are other plant species on the site, ground-rose roses will be harmoniously combined with them. Planting and caring for a beautiful flower garden, including these bushes, give an endless space for the imagination of the florist. This kind of roses can be planted in groups and singly. They are suitable for creating curbs, mixborders, flower beds. Compact varieties of groundcover roses are ideal in containers and on alpine slides. Numerous group plantings on the lawn create amazing scenic carpets. Ground-cover roses are ideal for multi-level landscape planning, as they develop well on retaining walls. Some growers in this group include certain types of shrabov and floribund with a creeping form of a bush and flexible branches. This species is classified according to the length of the shoots and the height of the bush.
When planting a ground-covering rose, it is important to consider the shape and length of shoots of an adult plant. It is best to plant seedlings in April or September-October. A good planting material has 3-4 healthy shoots with kidneys and a developed root system. Groundcover roses bloom in the year of planting, so for a good development of the bush buds in the first year should be removed until July. This plant needs loosening of the soil, regular watering, fertilizing with fertilizers. In the early spring, damaged and old shoots are removed from roses, and in the summer - wilted flowers. The bushes need systematic thinning by cutting thin vertical shoots.