Growing Rose Gaujard and New Dawn roses gives you two of the most popular of all roses. Discover all you need to know about growing these two different types of roses.
Rose Gardening Tips and Advice
Rosa Gaujard belongs to the types of roses known as Hybrid Tea roses. These rose types are considered by many enthusiasts to be the Queen of all roses. Hybrid Tea Rose types offer a large range of colors and scent ranging from moderate to very strong. They do not bloom as frequently as floribunda or shrub roses and can be less tolerant of wet conditions.
This beautiful rose is one of the most famous and well loved Hybrid Tea rose types. It is not quite as popular amongst show growers and traditionalists as they do not like what they consider its garish colors. It has little fragrance and its blooms do tend to split.
For most people these are minor disadvantages when compared to its advantages.
This rose types good disease resistance, plentiful blooms and leaves make rose gaujard an excellent choice for bedding.
New Dawn Rose, Rambling/Climbing Types of Roses.
The New Dawn rose belongs to the types of roses known as rambling roses. Rambling roses have been around since Victorian times and are ideal for pergolas, fences, arches, walls etc.
They have long flexible stems that carry massive trusses of small flowers. Usually they will only flower once and can be prone to mildew. Blooms are carried on new growth so removing old or dead wood is vital to maintaining its health and beauty.
Rambling roses are not as good for covering walls as their relative, climbing roses. However, they are spectacular as weeping standards, rambling through trees or as ground cover.
The New Dawn rose is a sport of once very popular rose called Dr. W. van Fleet. It is an excellent multi-purpose rose. Its blooms are semi-double, shell pink and fragrant. Although the blooms are small they are plentiful and appear throughout summer above glossy medium green leaves. Introduced in 1930 the New Dawn can be grown as a climber, a hedge or as a specimen shrub.
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