Floribunda Blue For You Bare Root Rose

£8.50

Floribunda Rose ‘Blue For You’ – Bare Root

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Floribunda Rose
  • Form: Bare Root
  • Flower Color: Purple to violet-blue
  • Fragrance: Moderate fragrance
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to fall
  • Growth Habit: Compact, bushy
  • Height: Typically reaches around 60-90 cm (may vary)
  • Spread: Typically reaches around 45-60 cm (may vary)
  • Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9
  • Soil Type: Well-draining, fertile soil
  • Aspect: Full sun

Description:

The Floribunda Rose ‘Blue For You’ is a unique rose variety known for its purple to violet-blue blooms. In its bare root form, it is typically sold and planted during the dormant season, allowing it to establish roots before the growing season.

Key Features:

  1. Flowers: ‘Blue For You’ produces clusters of purple to violet-blue flowers, adding a distinctive and rare color to the garden. Floribunda roses often produce multiple blooms on each stem.
  2. Fragrance: The rose has a moderate fragrance, contributing a pleasant scent to the garden.
  3. Bare Root Form: As a bare root plant, ‘Blue For You’ is sold without soil around its roots. This form allows for easy shipping and planting during the dormant season. It’s important to soak the roots before planting and provide proper care for successful establishment.
  4. Growth Habit: Floribunda roses typically have a compact and bushy growth habit, making them suitable for garden borders and mass plantings.
  5. Hardiness: ‘Blue For You’ is generally hardy in USDA zones 5-9, but local climate conditions can influence its performance.
  6. Aspect and Soil: Plant ‘Blue For You’ in full sun for optimal flowering. Well-draining, fertile soil is preferred for healthy root development.

Planting Tips:

  • Soak the bare roots in water for a few hours before planting to rehydrate them.
  • Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending or crowding.
  • Plant the rose at the same depth it was growing in the nursery.
  • Water thoroughly after planting and maintain consistent moisture until the plant establishes.

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