Rose CONSTANCE SPRY – climbing English rose with pale pink large flowers in the form of deep bowls. She has a strong myrrh scent and she has flowered only once.
Characteristics of the CONSTANCE SPRY rose
- Group – English Roses
- Subgroup – English hybrids of Old roses
- Main form – climbing
- Height – from 3.6 m
- Diameter – from 80 cm
- Flower color – light pink (cold)
- Number of petals – 40
- Flower shape – cupped
- Flower size – 10 cm
- Flowering shape – clusters
- Flowering type – once a season
- Aroma – strong
- Foliage – green, dense, almost not shiny, abundant
- Shoots – long, flexible, with numerous thorns
- Features – using short pruning can be grown shrub-shaped (bush)
- Powdery mildew resistance – medium
- Black spot resistance – medium
- Cold hardiness – USDA zones 5 – 9
- Breeder – D. Austin
- Catalog name – Ausfirst
- Year of introduction – 1961
- Soil – all types
- pH- slight fluctuations may occur from neutral
- Drainage – required
- Plot – sunny / partial shade
- Container – no (not recommended)
- Standard – no
- Landing types – fences, walls and other supports
Take care of the rose CONSTANCE SPRY as follows:
- Planting for roses is the most important step in caring for them. Plants prefer sunny areas with good drainage. They grow on almost all types of soil. The soil must be loose so that enough water and air can pass to the root system.
- Watering. Roses are watered as needed – from 10 liters of water per 1 adult bush on average 2 – 3 times a week. In dry times, watering is increased. If the plant grows in a container, then watering is usually more frequent. In both cases, it all depends on the weather conditions.
- Top dressing with fertilizers is carried out at least 2 – 3 times during the growing season. It can be both mineral fertilizers and organic. Roses are also given mineral complexes that are introduced by spraying. For roses growing in pots, fertilizing is increased, but smaller doses are used.
- Pruning roses depends on the group to which they belong. Pruning is done twice: in summer, faded parts are constantly cut off to stimulate the appearance of new flowers, and in autumn, winter or early spring, pruning is carried out to form the plant and prevent diseases or pests hiding under the bark of the plant. Potted roses are also pruned.
- Loosening and weeding the soil around the rose bush is needed to circulate air, moisture and nutrients for the root system. To minimize your labor costs, use mulching. This agronomic technique will help reduce weeds and keep the soil moist for longer. This also applies to container roses.
- Shelter for the winter is especially necessary if the subzero temperatures are very low or the winter is characterized by frequent long thaws, which are suddenly replaced by minus. Roses growing in pots must be covered.
Enjoy your cultivation!