Hybrid Tea Royal William Bare Root Rose

£8.50

Hybrid Tea Rose ‘Royal William’ – Bare Root

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Hybrid Tea Rose
  • Form: Bare Root
  • Flower Color: Deep red with a dark center
  • Fragrance: Scented
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to fall
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Height: Typically reaches around 90-120 cm (may vary)
  • Spread: Typically reaches around 60-90 cm (may vary)
  • Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9
  • Soil Type: Well-draining, fertile soil
  • Aspect: Full sun

Description:

The Hybrid Tea Rose ‘Royal William’ is a striking rose variety known for its deep red petals and a dark center, resembling the beauty of a red poppy. 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: ‘Royal William’ produces large, deep red flowers with a dark center, resembling the iconic look of a red poppy. The blooms are well-formed and make excellent cut flowers.
  2. Fragrance: The rose is scented, adding a delightful fragrance to the garden.
  3. Bare Root Form: As a bare root plant, ‘Royal William’ 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: Hybrid Tea roses typically have an upright growth habit, making them suitable for garden borders, containers, or as cut flowers.
  5. Hardiness: ‘Royal William’ is generally hardy in USDA zones 5-9, but local climate conditions can influence its performance.
  6. Aspect and Soil: Plant ‘Royal William’ 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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