Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden
Let’s Talk Rose Care!
The best time to plant roses is springtime, after the danger of frost has passed. There are several reasons for this, including that bare root roses and many new container roses are available from growers in springtime, the soil is soft enough and warm enough to encourage growth, and roses are coming out of their dormant period because of increased sunlight and higher temperatures.
Roses need six hours of full sun daily to ensure hardy growth and prolific blooms. This does not mean that you cannot grow roses in a location that gets less than six hours of full sun. Indeed, many roses have been bred to withstand some shade. However, for the best...