Garden roses are absolutely stunning, but they can be incredibly difficult to maintain. Luckily, there is an alternative! Ever since their debut about 19 years ago in the pursuit of creating a drought- and disease-resistant roses, Knock Out Roses have been the plant of choice in many landscapes due to their ease of maintenance.
Benefits of knock-out roses:
💦 Extremely drought resistant - Knock Out roses do not require a lot of watering, and are extremely resistant to drought and disease.
🚫 No need to deadhead - most roses require high levels of maintenance, but Knock Out roses require very low maintenance, with no need to deadhead the roses each year.
💩 Fertilizer helps, but isn’t a requirement - these are rare roses that do not require fertilizer, although applying 10-10-10 fertilizer every 8 weeks will give your plant a boost. You can also get a rose-specific fertilizer to make your blooms pop even more.
🙅♂️ Only prune if they get too big - you only need to prune Knock Out roses every 3rd year, unless you want a plant larger than 4-5 feet tall!
🌹 They bloom often - if you are looking for a plant that blooms throughout the spring or summer, Knock Out roses are the answer! They bloom every 5-7 weeks from May to November.
Clearly, Knock Out roses are the best plants to buy if you are looking for low-maintenance flowers in your garden or yard. For beautiful plants from spring to fall and rose bushes that grow to new heights, look no farther than these sturdy plants. And watch the video below for tips on how to take care of your Knock Out roses!
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