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Lushingtons Garden, Gift & Café

Your one stop shop for all your gardening needs with expert advice and friendly service.

5 Archibald Street, Tinwald, Ashburton

03 308 6858

info@lushingtons.co.nz

 

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ROSE CATALOGUE 2019

It is a pleasure to present you with our 2019 Rose Catalogue. We bring you a selection that we hope will make a fabulous display in your garden.

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Roses deservedly have the title 'Queen of the Flowers'.

Originating from China, the earliest modern rose was the tea rose. With centuries of breeding, modern roses today, flower continuously from spring to autumn. There are single, semi double and double flowered forms in every colour imaginable, many with fragrance beyond belief.

Description

  • Roses come in all types, shapes, colours and uses

  • An ever popular addition to the garden, renowned for their summer blooms and fragrance

  • Main types include hybrid tea, floribunda, old fashioned, David Austin

  • They come as climbing, rambling, bush, standard, patio, groundcover

  • Flowers come in almost all colours including blue and brown tones

  • An all time favourite enjoying a resurgence in popularity

Uses

  • Plant in mixed borders

  • Over archways and pergolas

  • On fences, over garden sheds, through large trees

  • As groundcovers, on banks and over walls

  • As standards

  • In pots and containers

  • Good for floral art

Requirements

  • Full sun

  • Good clay loam soil with summer water holding capacity

  • Give slow release food at planting and follow-up with Rose fertiliser in spring and mid-late summer

  • Deep watering in dry summer periods

  • Spray for pests and diseases during growing period

  • Main pests are: Aphids, White scale, Mites – spray with Shield or Super Shield

  • Main diseases are: Downy Mildew, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew – spray with Yates Greenguard

  • Prune in winter to maintain shape and encourage flowering

Popular Varieties

It would be impossible to list all the popular varieties here as there are now hundreds of roses available. The following list picks out some of the most popular.

 

Bush Hybrid T (Tall large flowers)

  • Aotearoa: Pale Pink - Fragrant

  • Double Delight: Red and Cream - Fragrant

  • Elina: Yellow

  • Just Joey: Pink - Fragrant

  • Loving Memory: Red

 

Bush Floribunda (Cluster flowers)

  • Friesia: Yellow - Fragrant

  • Iceberg: White

  • Margaret Merrill: White - Fragrant

  • Sexy Rexy: Pink

  • Trumpeter: Red

 

Groundcover

  • Flower Carpet: Pink, white, yellow, apricot

 

Climbing

  • Bantry Bay: Pink - Fragrant

  • City of London - Pale Pink

  • Dublin Bay - Red

Standard Roses

  • Iceberg: White

David Austin

  • Graham Thomas: Yellow

Season of availability

  • Available in winter in dormant phase as bare rooted plants

  • In spring/summer as potted plants in bud and flower