or Part Shade. Roses planted in the south
actually benefit from a little afternoon shade.
Morning sun is a must.
drought tolerant once established.
prune the KnockOut roses once per year in
mid February cutting them back to about 18"
from the ground.
Knock Out Rose is the most disease-free, low maintenance
shrub rose we have ever seen! We planted the first
Knock Out in our trial garden in 2002 and since
then the foliage has shown itself to be virtually
disease free. We have yet to spray them.
of cherry-red flowers are produced from April
to November on this mounding shrub rose.
makes the story even better about this amazing
rose is that several others colors have been introduced
to the market:
Pink' produces an abundance of single pink flowers
throught the season.
Blush' produces an abundance of light pink flowers
throughout the season.
Double' is just like the original but with double
Rainbow', the most recent introduction, produces
more flowers than any of the others in a range
of color from apricot, pink and coral to white!
often, we group these knock outs in beds and islands
where they will provide splashes of color in the
landscape throughout the season. This is the only
rose we don't hesitate use use as a color accent
in foundation plantings. They also perform well