The description and characteristics of green roses have been known for a relatively long time both by amateur gardeners and florists, but only now these flowers began to be widely used in landscape design and in the preparation of floral compositions.
The best varieties and their description
The green rose symbolizes not only limitless generosity, but also the abundance so desirable for many, varieties with such unusual coloring of flowers belong to the category of quite popular and demanded not only in our country, but also among foreign flower growers.
Cuttings of roses - one of the methods of rose propagation quite popular among domestic rose growers in the conditions of home gardening. This option of reproduction can be carried out:
- Burrito way;
- the way of Trannua;
- rooting cuttings in water;
- potato cuttings;
- rooting in a bag;
- planting the cuttings in the ground in the summer;
- rooting cuttings in the winter.
Roses: variety selection (video)
Rooting cuttings of roses can be done directly in the garden. Previously, it is necessary to prepare a nutrient substrate based on washed coarse sand and fertile soil. Prepared rose cuttings should be instilled at an angle of 45 °. Planting holes should first be shed with boiling water with the addition of potassium permanganate. Planted cuttings must be covered with plastic or glass containersthat will achieve a greenhouse effect.
The optimum temperature for rooting pink cuttings is about 25ºC during the day and at least 18ºC at night. An indicator of successful rooting is the emergence and development of a young shoot from the kidney.. Ten days later, hardening of young plants should be started by short-term removal of the shelter. Subject to the planting technology and competent care for the autumn period, the height of young shoots is about 35 cm, and all buds that appear must be pinched, which will redirect all the forces of the plant to the formation of the root system.
Combination with other plants
When creating a rosary, specialists in floriculture They recommend paying attention not only to the attractiveness and compatibility of the flower arrangement, but also to the botanical features of co-cultivated crops:
- roses cannot be grown in the same space with gladioli and dahlias, as these decorative cultures are able to influence each other depressingly;
- planting of sage, bluebells, veronico-astrum and digitalis can become a classic addition to a rose;
- almost any flowering annuals look very successful with roses;
- a good "companion" for the green-flowered rose is the rybrass bulbous;
- decorative and beautifully blooming throughout the season, heicher, lobelia and cineraria do not clog roses and serve as a worthy setting for the "queen" of flowers;
- you can fill the space between the rose bushes with plantings of thyme, oregano, hyssop, lavender, sage, lofant, sweetberry, yarrow Ptarmik, fallaris and honekholloi.
A highly decorative composition can be obtained by planting a green rose with garden hydrangeas. Both crops grow well and bloom profusely in slightly shaded areas represented by slightly acidic soils. As a temporary decorative exposition, it is recommended to supplement the pink bushes with lilies.
Landscape design application
Green roses cannot be underestimated, and a sufficiently rich color and tint range opens up great scope for creativity and allows you to discover new possibilities of landscape design when decorating in different styles.
The most popular in landscape design rose bushes of the Green Ice variety. This branchy and sprawling plant reaches 50 cm both in height and in width. Rose "Green Ice" is quite compact and very easy to care for, so it is perfect for planting a border in the foreground and effectively framing garden paths. Very often, bushes of this green-flowered rose are used for planting on the edges of slopes or in decorative containers. According to experts in the field of landscape design, it is very important to timely pick off all the faded flowers of a green rose, which allows you to most effectively stimulate repeated flowering.
A win-win option when creating a modern or classic landscape design is to plant a green-flowered rose in the same flower garden as lobelia, brachycea, low cloves, viols, fennel bright blue and blue, curb survivor, allium, geranium "Ballerina", verbena, antirrinum and agerata and also with gray fescue. A very interesting solution in garden design is to plant an ostroka near the pink bushes of an evergreen prickly plant with red berries.
Propagation of roses: cuttings (video)
Thus, green-flowered roses coexist perfectly and look both with classical or traditional companion plants, and with exotic, rather rare and unusual decorative cultures.