Standard Roses Plant
Standard roses, are known as stem roses or tree roses, are a type of rose plant that is grown on a long stem or trunk, rather than being bushy like most other roses.
Features of Standard Roses:
- Long stem: They have a long, straight stem that is typically around 90-120 cm (3-4 feet) tall, sometimes even taller.
- Grafted: These are grafted onto a sturdy rootstock, which gives them their long stem and makes them more resistant to diseases and pests.
- Crown or head: At the top of the stem, Tree roses have a “crown” or “head” of branches, where the flowers grow. The crown can be trained to have different shapes, such as a ball, a pyramid, or a vase.
- Single or multiple stem: Some plant have a single stem, while others have multiple stems coming from the same rootstock.
- Flower color: Stand roses come in a wide range of colors, including pink, red, white, yellow, orange, and purple. They also have different scents, from sweet and fruity to spicy and musky.
- Scent: They also have different scents, from sweet and fruity to spicy and musky.
- Pruning: It requires regular pruning to maintain its shape and promote new growth. The crown should be pruned in early spring before new growth appears.
- Care: Standard roses require regular watering, fertilizing, and pest control to keep them healthy and blooming. They also need to be protected from extreme temperatures, wind, and frost.
Some common uses of Stem roses:
- Ornamental plant for gardens and landscapes
- Gift for special occasions
- Topiary for formal gardens or landscapes
- Hedge or screen for privacy or boundaries
- Container plant for small spaces
- Feature in a rose garden
- Memorial plant to honor a loved one