Roses In The Autumn Garden

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To mark the Anzac Gallipoli Centenary, Treloar Roses in conjunction with the ANZAC Day Commemorative Committee (QLD ) Inc have introduced the Gallipoli Centenary Rose. This elegant deep red rose flowers singly or in clusters, on a dense bushy shrub reaching 1.2m tall. It’s long-flowering, hardy and disease resistant and is available for mail order Australia wide.

$1.00 from the sale of each rose will help fund ANZAC education to Australian school children and war veterans projects. More information can be found at www.treloarroses.com.au

Autumn is a wonderful time to see roses in bloom and to select roses for winter planting. Potted roses can be planted year round and winter (or bare root) roses can be purchased from nurseries or ordered from specialist growers.

Plant potted roses as you would any other potted plant, even when they are in flower. After planting, sprinkle a small amount of Yates Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food around the soil surface and water in well. It contains a balanced blend of nitrogen for healthy leaf growth, phosphorus for a strong root system and potassium for encouraging lots of flowers. It’s a perfect food for roses and any flowering garden plants.

Black Spot – One of the number one problems experienced by rose gardeners is black spot. This fungal disease begins as small black circles on the leaves, which gradually turn yellow and fall. In severe cases the rose plant may be almost defoliated, which weakens the bush. Black spot is most prevalent in moist humid conditions.

Here are some tips to keep black spot under control:


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