Magnificent and beautiful flowers that are also easy to care for are the dream of many people in garden design. The ground cover roses clearly meet these criteria. They can fill both a modern and traditional garden with the color palette you want. They are also very suitable for the design of different colored areas in the garden. Furthermore, ground cover roses are almost self propagating and most types don’t require that much maintenance. In the following you will learn the most important thing about caring for ground cover roses and we also recommend a few species that you can integrate into your garden.
You will discover great, easy-care ground cover roses in many different shades
Where should you use ground cover roses?
Actually, from a stylistic and aesthetic point of view, any area is suitable for planting roses. Many of the species listed below are fairly easy to care for. There are enough variants even for the not so favorable conditions outdoors. However, most beautiful types of roses grow in sunny places with fertile soil. Much of it would also do well in partial shade. In addition, many of these beautiful ground covers can also be planted in plant baskets and successfully cared for. An important prerequisite for this is the right size of the plant container. In this last case, the ground covers can be moved to different places very easily. This gives you plenty of leeway to experiment with positioning them so you can discover the best spot for them.
Two tone color palettes are very trendy and they can be introduced using ground cover roses.
Plant ground cover properly
If you receive ground cover roses in a plant basket, you should remove them from the basket as soon as possible. Move it to a much larger planter or plant it directly in the garden.
Pay special attention to the bare-roots, which are mostly available for purchase in autumn and winter. It is best to plant this type of ground cover rose on a dry, but at the same time relatively warm day. So try to do it in late fall or early winter. For this you prefer to elicit the roots and carefully plant them in a previously prepared hole. The depth of this should be about the same as the flower pot in which you got the respective roses.
A monochromatic garden in rich green and pastel yellow would also be very trendy in 2022 and achievable thanks to roses
Propagation of ground cover roses
After planting the groundcover roses in the ground, their roots will likely develop quickly. The best way to then use them for propagation is as follows: In spring or fall, look around for stems that have already developed roots. Cut off small pieces and use them elsewhere in the garden. Then you should use the root pieces in larger containers. Once the root systems and their flowers have developed somewhat, they can then be transplanted into the garden.
Great groundcovers flank the paths in many modern gardens
Some other peculiarities of care
Did you know that roses prefer to grow where other plants of their kind have already been. If you stick to these rules, your ground covers will develop much more easily. In addition, good hygiene in the garden, i.e. fertilizing and removing weeds, is also very helpful. In the fall, you also need to remove the rotten leaves.
Artificial and natural plant elements are juxtaposed in this garden, creating a gentle contrast
Other important care tips
Most ground cover roses are fairly low maintenance and hardy, and they actually require almost no pruning. You should still access this if you wish, in order to be able to shape the plants better. Cut back as little as possible, preferably from the top of the plants.
The natural garden style can also benefit greatly from the ground cover roses
Easy-care roses that are suitable as ground cover
In the following pictures you will discover how you can set up your garden in a modern way using ground cover roses. However, what are the trendiest styles? The most popular varieties include “Flower Carpet”. It comes in a variety of colors, but the most popular are pink and punk. The equally popular variety “Surrey” grows in similar nuances. Also “Nozomi” is a good choice for the fans of pink and pink roses. Also consider Worcestershire, especially if you prefer pastel yellow. Would you like to bathe your garden in white roses? How about “Grouse”?
No matter which species you choose, you should check carefully what specifics their care has.
Easy to care for and gorgeous – that’s what the ground cover roses can offer you!
For fans of orange and yellow shades, there are also great ground cover roses
There are especially many beautiful ground cover roses in pink and pink
Not only the color is important, but also the shape of the flowers