Rose “New Down” is a fucked plant with large flowers. This variety is not natural, it represents a hybrid of another kind – “Vishuran”. Popular Rose “New Down” is called the Rosa of the World. Scheduled scientists by kidney mutations brought this variety in 1930, and since then this plant has become an integral component of many gardeners.
An important distinctive feature of this flower is its ability to carry quite low temperature conditions. And in such climatic conditions, it grows quite intensively and produces a large number of flowers. This plant blooms in the warm season, namely: at the beginning of the summer. Flowers appear before the onset of frost. It is thanks to this feature of a rose and became popular – it pleases the eye of the gardeners for quite a long time, and those who deal with the sale of colors also have the opportunity for a long period of profit.
If we talk about the botanical nature of the plant, it is worth noting that the flowers in the Rose “New Down” have a cupid shape, and in the amount they reach 8 centimeters. This grade has a fragrant aroma, and the petals are painted in a gentle and refined pleasant eye light pink color. Over time, the shade changes, and the buds get a cream color. Such a color does not fade even under the influence of direct sunlight, and also does not lose its presentable type under the action of heavy precipitation (for example, snow or rain). After the initiation of the first frost, the binary period begins, and the flowers fall out and fly away. Rose leaves are quite small in size, they are painted in a light green shade.
A feature of the New Down variety is that the rose is capable of placing. Thanks to this, it is often used in landscape design. The plant becomes natural ornament of living hedges, flower and arbors.
How to plant?
Proper and timely landing is the key to the fact that the rose quickly takes on and will be correct and actively developed. So, first of all, experienced gardeners recommend paying attention to the amount of light and the security of the place where you want to plant a rose. The type of soil is important – the land should not be too heavy.
Due to the powest plants regarding the right landing site, Many gardeners place a bushes of Rosa “New Down” next to the walls – Thus, it is possible to plant a rose, and hide a neakkurat building or an outdated facade of a private building. However, in such cases, it is necessary to keep in mind the fact that the mud for landing roses should not be at a distance of less than 50-60 centimeters from the wall, otherwise the roots of the plant can dry.
IMPORTANT: If the Rose “New Down” has previously grown in your garden, then new young shoots are forbidden to plant old. If your plot is quite compact, and just no place, then from the site where the rose has previously grown, it is necessary to remove the 50-60-centimeter soil layer.
So you can protect the rose from diseases and pests. Generally speaking, it is possible to plant a rose of this variety in different places. So, many gardeners grow “New Down” on high strains or tripods. If we talk about the time of landing, the most suitable and optimal season is considered spring (and it is best to have to plant a rose from April 20 to May 20). If at this time you did not have time to plant “New Down”, then you should wait for the beginning of the fall – in this case, the rose is recommended to plant from September 1 to October 10.
How to care?
Like any other plant, this pink shrub needs careful, correct and timely care. First of all, it is important to engage in garter and formation of the shape of the bush.
IMPORTANT: The shape of the bush is formed from the beginning of the development of the plant – in this way, it will develop more actively, but it will be easier for it to take care.
Methods of creating form
There are several options for forming a rose bush.
- In order to create a fan-shaped shape, a bush planted at the wall, and its branches neatly (in order not to break) spread in the form of a fan. Thus, oxygen access increases and simplifies, and side shoots begin to grow better.
- If you chose a tree as a support for the plant, then rose shoots can be turned on the stem of the spiral.
- Especially beautiful is the way to disembark a variety “New Down” next to the grille (or lattice fence). In this case, the shoots need to be placed in a horizontal position – then the branches from the sides will grow up, and the flowers will be quite uniformly.
Useful advice: If you are tapping a flower, then the best tool for this will be twine – it will not apply any harm to the plant.
In the process of care, it is important to regularly feed the rose, and for this you should use only correctly selected high-quality fertilizers. So, in the spring period, elements such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium should be predomined in the composition of chemical feeding, but natural fertilizers can also be used, such as humid or compost. In the summer, potassium or ash is most often added to the soil, and in the fall, phosphorus and potassium are needed. Thus, compliance with very simple rules, you will provide an active growth and development of the plant, and its appearance and aesthetic appeal will please not only you and your households, but also your guests, as well as neighbors.
Preparation for winter
If the Rose “New Down” is growing in a rather cold northern region, then it is necessary to pay special attention to the plant preparation process for winter.
First of all, it is necessary to remove the support to which the rose. Then you should remove all the leaves, flowers, stems and shoots that were damaged in any way – so you will provide further life and blossom of shrub. After you have made an inspection and trimming, it is mandatory all the “New Down” whipping should be collected in one bundle and tie (however, it is necessary to do with great care, so as not to damage the plant). After that, the plant is adjusted to the Earth and fix it (this can be done in any way convenient for you, for example, using special pegs).
An important stage that can not be missed in any way – it is an emphasis and sprinkle, sand, or a mixture of data substances. If you decide to use the Earth taken from the wrath of the bush, then it is necessary to collect it very carefully, so as not to bargain the root system of the plant.
The final stage of preparation for wintering – film coating. After that, the bush needs to be left alone until spring. In such a state of the rose will survive even the most severe frosts and bad weather, it will not be scared wet precipitation, wind and blizzards.
What can be replaced?
If you really like the “New Down” rose, but for one reason or another, you do not have the opportunity to plant and grow it, then the gardeners offer to choose another grade of the plant, which will be similar in its properties with New Down. Alternative can be the following types of roses:
- English miss;
- Gertrude Jekyll;
- SHROPSHIRE LAD;
- SWAN LAKE.
In the next video you will find a brief overview of the Rose of the New Down variety.