October 5, 2008 by admin
Roses come in many types and varieties. However, the most popular of them all are the hybrid roses. This is due to their large flowers, long stems and their tendency to open slowly. Aside from that, they have been produced and cultivated in many single colors as well as bi colors. With most of them producing some degree of fragrance, they make ideal flowers for decorations and gifts as well as subjects for photographs and paintings.
Hybrid roses are popular, not only because they are aesthetically beautiful, but also because they said to be hard to grow and maintain. However growing hybrids are basically the same as growing any other type of rose. The first thing that needs to be considered is to choose one that is best suited to the place where it is supposed to be planted. This is usually the most important thin you can do with regards to hybrids. Factors like the amount of humidity, the degree of extreme temperatures and the climatic conditions should also be greatly considered.
Once the most appropriate type of hybrid has been determined, the rest is easy. Like any other rose, they should be placed in areas that are open enough to get a minimum of 6 hours of morning sunshine but shaded enough to avoid too much heat. Aside from that, these areas should have proper drainage and good ventilation.
Regular application of fertilizer is also a must for this particular type of rose. This is because their tendency to bloom repeatedly during the growing season causes them to drain nutrients from the soil. Fertilizers help to restore the nutrients, and in addition to regular watering will provide the plants with the nutrients that they need. However, fertilization should be stopped at least 6 weeks before winter as to avoid any new buds from sprouting and becoming damaged by the frost.
Knowing the right thing to do will make it easy for anyone to plant hybrid roses on their own.