Can I plant knockout roses in September?
Regarding this, can I plant Knock Out roses in the fall?
Fall is not just a time to plant your spring bulbs and enjoy colorful foliage, it is also an excellent time to plant roses. The Knock Out® Family of Roses and Drift® Roses are perfect for fall planting. Water your roses thoroughly around the base of the plant allowing it to soak in and repeating as necessary.
One may also ask, when can you plant Knock Out roses?
According to Rose Gardening Made Easy, the best times to plant knockout roses are in the early spring or late winter if you live a region that experiences cold winter seasons. If you live in an area with a warm climate such as California, Texas or Florida, you can plant in the fall or early December.
How to Keep Knockout Roses Blooming Longer
- Keep Your Bushes Well Watered and Well Drained. Though they are drought resistant, regular watering will produce more blooms if the season is dry.
- Find a Good, Rose-Specific Fertilizer.
- Spray Some Neem Oil to Keep Pests Away.