Each year we enjoy adding to our collection of roses. 2022 is no different. This year we will introduce about 50 new (and new to us) roses. Here are a few of the roses I’m really excited about this year. Mini Madness - I am a miniature rose lover and I’m always on the lookout for interesting miniatures. This year I am proud to introduce two brand new roses from hybridizer Robert Rippetoe. Orchid Kisses features intense tones of orchid, fuchsia and magenta. Flowers come all season and
Choosing the Right Rose
Here at High Country Roses, all of our plants are grown on their own roots. That simply means that we produce our roses by method called Asexual Vegetative Propagation. In more practical terms, we induce roots to grow on sections the rose’s stem through the application of plant hormones. Sometimes the process is referred to as cloning because the resulting plant is genetically identical to the parent. No matter what you call it, we produce between 50,000 and 70,000 cuttings each year.
by David Mulholland It might be another month or two before spring has sprung, but that means it’s time to start planning.
Shhh! Do you want to know the single greatest success factor for growing great roses? Pick your roses to match your environment instead of trying to change your environment to fit your roses. I get it, we all do it. You’ll be shopping at the garden center, big box, or even the grocery store and see a beautiful plant at a great price and you snap it up. Then it turns out the plant has not hope surviving in your climate and it turns into one expensive annual. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be