Rosa Corvette: variety description and growing rules


Rosa Corvette is one of the most popular and often grown among hybrid tea varieties. This plant is distinguished by bright, red-orange flowers that look quite attractive. This variety of roses has firmly won the love of rose growers due to its resistance to diseases and beautiful appearance.

Grade description

An upright, well-developed bush can reach 126 centimeters in height, while its width rarely exceeds a meter value. The plant has many large leaves, painted in dark green. The rose belongs to the cutting variety, but can perfectly bloom on the bush.

The buds have a goblet regular shape, they are long and sharp. Flowers can reach a diameter of 9-11 centimeters. The terry flower itself, consisting of 20-35 petals, is quite dense, it has an orange-red eye-catching color. The plant blooms profusely and continuously, but the flowers on the shoots are located alone. If you follow the pruning algorithm for 3 or 4 buds, then you can achieve the appearance of flowers in group inflorescences.

This variety is well acclimatized after planting to a new soil, not afraid of adverse weather conditions, resistant to decay and other diseases inherent in roses. The plant is winter-hardy, but does not tolerate extremely severe frosts, so it must be insulated before winter.

The description of Corvet roses will be incomplete if you do not specify such characteristics as:

  • a small number of sharp thorns on the stem, which simplifies the care of the plant and cut flowers;
  • with proper care, it blooms for a long time both in the flowerbed and stands cut in a vase.

Rose Corvette White varieties are smaller - the width and height of the bushes can reach as little as 0.6-1 meters. The flowers of the plant are small, up to 5 centimeters in diameter, they are half-double (they consist of a maximum of 16 petals).

Roses: variety selection

Growing Features

For planting seedlings suitable:

  • spring - depending on the climate, from March to the second part of April;
  • Autumn - from the first month to October.

If roses are planted in autumn, then you need to take care of them additionally - to provide plants with reliable shelter from the cold. During spring planting, the soil is prepared before winter - digging and fertilizing.

In order for pink bushes to please with abundant greenery and a large number of flowers, you need to choose the right place. It must meet the following requirements:

  • to be well lit by the sun;
  • open
  • ventilated - after rains, the branches of the plant should be properly purged.

The scheme for planting roses is simple - at least half a meter should remain between the pits, and the bushes are planted in holes, the approximate size of which is 30 * 50 centimeters with a minimum depth of 40 cm. If the soil is heavy enough, clay, then the depth of the pit can reach 65-70 cm. It is important to ensure that the planting hole is deeper than the full length of the roots - if during planting the root system of the plant is bent, then the rose will continue to hurt and take root for a long time.

In the ground, the seedling falls exactly to the place of grafting - this is the place on the trunk where the cuttings or varietal plants were fixed (usually a thickening appears here), or the place where the rose trunk begins to branch.

Fertilizer and mulching

For normal growth and development, roses require a certain set of useful elements that make up the fertilizer:

  • iron - for the prevention of chlorosis;
  • phosphorus - the amount of flowers and plant health depend on it;
  • potassium - without this element phosphorus-containing fertilizers will be useless;
  • nitrogen - responsible for the growth of peduncles;
  • magnesium - is especially necessary when laying buds.

Experienced growers recommend that you first make mineral fertilizing, and then organic. To optimally provide roses with all the necessary substances, it is necessary to feed the plants twice a year - in the spring, during the initial processing, and in the summer, after the first flowering period ends.

Rose bushes also need mulching - garden compost is scattered around the plants. If you think that this way the plant will not look aesthetically pleasing, you can place a decorative bark on top of the soil and compost. Remember that the components used for mulching should in no case cover the base of the bush.

Pruning

The procedure is carried out according to simple rules, compliance with which will help to grow magnificent and original flowers on your site:

  1. In the spring, before the growing season, cut the plant closer to the roots, leaving 4-5 buds. If the shoot is very weak, then you can not leave more than 3 kidneys on it, and on the strong one you can leave all 5.
  2. Pinch roses in May, this is necessary to give the plants a beautiful and regular shape.
  3. In October, all patients who are rotten and not woody shoots, as well as leaves, are removed.

Treatment

If signs of diseases appear on plants, then it is necessary to conduct treatment with special preparations twice, with a week difference, including Atellik, Intavir, Topaz and Fufanon.

Rose Corvette - a plant resistant to parasites and the development of diseases, but requiring close attention and timely care. If traces of damage are noticeable on the plant, then measures should be taken to eliminate the disease or parasites immediately.

Shelter for the winter

Despite the frost resistance, the plant must be prepared for winter - it must be insulated with small chips or sawdust. The root neck of the rose bush is pulled up to a height of 10 cm, and in the first days of October, the prepared plant is completely covered with sawdust. On top of the bombarded plant, a box is held in place by oppression.

In winter, plants are spudded with snow over a covering box. You can take cover no earlier than May, in this case, it is necessary to wait for cloudy weather in order to avoid burning stems and foliage. If after removing the shelter there is hot and sunny weather, then the plants must be shaded. Moreover, until the end of the first third of June, the foundations of the rose bush cannot be opened, since there is a high probability of occurrence of return frosts.

Pruning and sheltering roses for the winter

Reviews of rose growers

Mikhail Moninsky:

A very successful cultivar - undemanding, not painful, blooms very beautifully. I like the flowers of the plant - voluminous, large, they are pleasing to the eye, they really are not ashamed to give them for the holiday.

Lidia Alekseeva (Samara):

Rosa Corvette fell in love with me with an unusually bright and attractive shade of flowers. These bushes became the main decoration of my garden, and at the same time they do not need special care.



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