Here are some tips from our expert staff at McShane’s!

How To Plant Roses From a Pot To Soil

Dig a planting hole twice as wide and one and a half times the depth of the pot. Mix your soil (from the hole) with an equal amount of Gold Rush. Add 1 1/3 cup Master Start Fertilizer to the soil mix. Read More

Roses

Here at McShane’s, we understand how important roses are. Many roses have a very distinctive scent, and the shape of the rose is certainly unique enough in itself to warrant true love of a garden. Read More

Pruning Roses

The general principle of rose pruning is that cutting off old wood produces new wood and more blooms each year. Read More

Root-of-the-Problem Rose Chart

A rose problem is almost always a reflection of the plant’s environment. Read More

How To: Central California Roses

One of the most successful of all plants in Monterey County is the rose. Thanks to our mild climate and incredible soils, roses thrive, producing abundant flowers eight to nine months out of the year. Read More

A Simple Rose Color Guide:

Pink or Pink Blend: Tournament of RosesSecretDuet, Great Century, Fame, Gemini

Red or Red Blend: OlympiadIngrid Bergman, Nicole, Perfect Moment, Reba McIntyre, Crimson Bouquet

Yellow or Gold: Helmut SchmidtSun Flare, Easy Going, Gold Medal

Apricot or Orange: Just Joey, Apricot Nectar, Sunset Celebration, Gingersnap, Artistry

Purple Blend: Heirloom, Stainless Steel, Lavender PinocchioBarbra Streisand

White: Iceberg, Pascali, French Lace, Sally Holmes, First Kiss

Climbers: Sombreuil, Altissimo, Berries ‘n’ CreamFourth of July, America, Pearly Gates

BEST FRAGRANT ROSES

Rose Color

BARBARA STREISAND LAVENDER BLEND

BEWITCHED MEDIUM PINK

COLOR MAGIC PINK BLEND

DOUBLE DELIGHT RED CREAM BLEND

EBB TIDE DEEP PLUM PURPLE

ELLE PINK/YELLOW BLEND

FRAGRANT CLOUD TERRA COTTA RED/ORANGE

GOLD MEDAL GOLD BLEND

GRAHAM THOMAS YELLOW

INTRIGUE DEEP PLUM

JULIA CHILD YELLOW

JUST JOEY APRICOT

LASTING LOVE RED BLEND

MARGARET MERRIL WHITE

MARY ROSE PINK

MISS ALL-AMERICAN BEAUTY RICH DARK PINK

MR LINCOLN MEDIUM RED

NEPTUNE LAVENDER BLEND

NEW ZEALAND LIGHT PINK

STERLING SILVER PLATINUM SILVER

TAMORA GOLDEN YELLOW

 

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