How to Plant Lovely Blue Rainy Rose in Garden Beds in Your Yard?
By Mumu Jade
Author bio : Mumu Jade is a home gardener with expertise in organic gardening and edible landscaping and has 10 years of experience as a garden writer for horticultural companies.
For horticulturists and flower lovers, climbing rose is a "good thing" because of its diligent flowering, beautiful flower posture and pleasant fragrance. Some varieties can also be cultivated into flower walls, styles, and flower arches. Spring is the season for raising roses. Today, I will introduce you to a variety suitable for the North Yard. It can bloom into a sea of flowers even if there is not much sunlight. Hope you like it.
Basic information of Blue Rainy rose
This kind of flower is called "rainy blue". It is a small vine rose, which was cultivated by the German Kodes company. It was launched on the market in 2012. In just ten years, it has become one of the most cultivated roses in the world. 1. The representative of the blue color is deeply loved by flower lovers. It is eye-catching for garden plants or garden bed plants. It has many advantages and is also suitable for novice flower lovers as an entry-level practice variety.
The blue rainy rose plants are medium in size, can grow to a height of about two meters in ground plants, and have good branching. Even without topping, they can form naturally. The plant is compact and round, and the branches are slender. The nature is average, and it can also be raised as a hanging rose. It looks good when hung, and there are no thorns on the body. It is very suitable for family cultivation and ornamental. It does not require high space. It can also be grown on small balconies or even windowsills. The height of garden bed plants can be controlled. Within 1 meter.
The blue rainy flowers are not too big, they are double-petaled, very round, like a small ball, 5~6cm in diameter, blue-purple or light pink, taking the "cool tone" route, full of vitality like its name Poetic, without the bursting colors of bright red and purple, but it can always release a romantic and warm atmosphere, coupled with the light fragrance released by the flowers, the fragrance is pleasant and pleasant, and it can set off the surrounding environment with extra style.
In terms of flowering ability, Blue rainy is a variety that will not disappoint you. It has the ability to bloom repeatedly in multiple seasons. With proper maintenance, it can bloom all year round. Among them, spring and autumn have the most beautiful flowers and the most flowers. It can still bloom continuously during high temperature in summer, but the flowering period of single flowers is shorter, and it can continue to bloom sporadically in early winter.
Blue rainy is one of the few Fujimoto roses that can grow a "flower wall" effect on the garden bed, especially in spring and autumn. The amount of flowers is huge, and one plant can bloom into a sea of flowers. It is so beautiful and spectacular that passers-by can't help it stop for it, the breeze blows, and the air blown into the house is full of fragrance. You can watch leaves, flowers, and smell the fragrance without leaving home, and your mood will become better.
The growth habit of blue rain
Blue rainy is similar to most German vine roses. It has a strong skin and is easier to maintain (much better than the British Austin rose). It grows very fast, and the seedlings can see results within a year. It has first-class resistance to diseases and insect pests and is relatively rare. Situations of illness and insect infestation. It likes a sunny and well-ventilated planting environment, and has good shade tolerance. It also performs well on the north balcony. Many flower lovers planted on the north balcony can also harvest a small flower wall.
Planting suggestions for blue rain (taking horticultural planting beds as an example)
Gardening planting beds
Vertical gardening not only allows the climbing roses to have enough room to grow, but also does not take up a lot of garden space. Therefore, the flower bed is effectively integrated with the arbor to form this gazebo-style garden flower bed. It can ensure that the vines on the arbor have sufficient sunlight without blocking the vegetation in the flower bed below.
Gardening soil with loose, good air permeability and high humus content is better, such as peat soil, humus soil, perlite, coconut brick and etc. It is also okay to mix some garden soil, add some base fertilizer at the bottom, and water it for the first time thoroughly to stabilize the roots.
Strictly follow the "see dry and see wet", that is, water when the soil is dry, and do not need to water when it is still wet. Avoid waterlogging and humidity, and do not need to water frequently. Watering once a week in spring and autumn is enough. In summer, it depends on the situation and the amount of rain. Watering, pouring more rain, watering once every half a month in winter is no problem.
Suitable growing environment
Full sun, half shade or half shade with astigmatism, terrace, south balcony or north balcony, the more sunlight the better.
In order to promote flowers, you can often give some phosphorus-containing fertilizers, such as Austrian Green, Phosphorus II or etc., with a water ratio of 1000:1, once every half a month, which can significantly increase the amount of flowers and prolong the flowering period.
This variety grows vigorously and is resistant to pruning. It can be pruned and shaped according to the craftsmanship. The necessary pruning is to prune the plant after flowering and after winter to promote branching, so that the next flowering will be more abundant.
In case of spider mites, thrips and other pests, they need to be moved to the sun immediately, exposed to the sun as soon as possible, and treated with medication in time.
Blue rainy has a good reputation among rose lovers. Except for summer flowers that are easy to bloom (2-3 days), flower color fades, and flower shape becomes smaller, other seasons perform well, but this is a common problem of roses. , not a shortcoming, but generally speaking, it is still worth cultivating. Flower lovers who still have a place on the yard at home can try it.