Roses Texas: Information about rose gardening, growing roses in Texas, and the best roses to grow in that climate, and the best climbing roses, that's what this page is all about.
The roses seem to grow bigger in Texas, it's almost to expect, but it's true. Many rose gardeners in Texas tell me that.
I am told that the most popular roses in Texas have bright colors, such as fire-engine red, bold orange and flashy yellow.
Texas does encompass several different rose growing regions, such as Central Texas, and South Texas, but the information here will benefit nearly all rose gardeners in the state of Texas.
Most roses for Texas are hybrid tea roses, but floribundas, and a few antique rose varieties are also great choices for >people new to rose gardening.
Rose gardeners in Texas should know and be aware of Earthkind roses. These rose varieties have been designated by Texas A & M University as growing especially well in the difficult Texas climate zones.
These Earthkind roses for Texas use minimal water and require very little maintenance.
comes in four colors.
and orange antique China rose.
It's very important to grow blackspot resistant roses in this climate.
Because the areas long growing season and hot weather is ideal for fungus diseases to develop.
I recommend spraying with a fungicide or Neem oil to prevent or eradicate it.
If you don't intend to spray, you should choose really tough shrub roses with thick leaves, such as Veterans Honor rose.
Roses that have lots of petals do very well in the Texas climate also.
Unfortunately, David Austins English roses do NOT do well in Texas. They hate the hot weather there, and do not bloom well.