7 ideal varieties of roses for a fire flower garden
The fire palette in the design of flower beds is more popular today than ever. Flower-beds that look attractive even in cloudy weather, on which yellow-flowering and red plants flare up with “bonfires,” reveals all the richness of shades of orange and red, never go out of style. Such flower beds are most often decorated with herbaceous perennials, but one should not refuse their magnificent royal roses. Indeed, among hundreds of thousands of varieties of garden princesses, there will be inimitable soloists for the design of a fiery flower garden.
The color palette of roses includes both the lightest and most saturated shades of the yellow, orange and red spectrum, as well as intermediate, intersecting colors from the most delicate fawn tones, muffled and as if faded to dazzlingly bright, almost acrylic colors and dark, mysterious, delightfully deep shades of brick, burgundy, kraplak and cherry. A variety of colors allows you to choose the right rose for almost any flowerbed. Focusing on the general design concept and choosing those tones that will allow the flowering shrub to become the main decoration of the flower garden, you can create a variety of effects, experiment with unexpected contrasts or harmonious color transitions.
But when choosing roses, you need to focus not only on the color palette, because for garden princesses decorating the flower garden, purely practical characteristics are by no means less important. The choice of wonderful shades and colors that best meets the idea is important, but no more than fragrance, long flowering and complete resistance to diseases. The combination of all three factors should be inherent in all roses, which can be used to design flower beds and flowers. And the flower beds in the yellow-red palette are no exception.
For the design of flower arrangements involving a wide variety of plants, the selection of hardy and persistent varieties that do not require too much care, are not afraid of planting large and small perennials and perennials next to each other, feel good in mixed compositions, are distinguished by sufficient crown density and beautiful silhouette . There is no place for capricious beauties in any flower garden: they can be planted in the rose garden or planted as a tapeworm, but not in flower beds. When arranging a flower garden with a rose as the main plant, it must be remembered that mixed planting means an increased risk of infection with pests and the spread of fungal diseases, the endurance of roses to which should be tested in practice. For flower beds, it is advisable to choose roses whose durability is confirmed by quality certificates, classified as classic and new selection varieties with improved characteristics.
Roses on flower beds can play a different role. They can be organically fit into a landscape group with smooth transitions, used as the dominant, clearly distinguished soloist, used as a structural accent, eye-catching point, visual peak, lush background, etc. To decorate flower beds with a fiery palette, use both classic flower beds or shrub roses, as well as climbing, miniature varieties and tea hybrids.
Among roses, suitable for decorating flower beds of different sizes, there are many superstars with amazing endurance. To the fragrant and lush-colored beauties, whose palette of colors organically fits into any composition of the yellow-orange-red gamut, there are 7 favorites of modern landscape design. Get to know them better.
1. The variety "Sunstar" breeding Kordes
One of the best flowerbed roses “Sunstar” is able to get along with even the brightest competitors in the flower garden. Sunny, erect and compact, this Cordesian rose flaunts densely double and very large flowers. The aroma of a solar star is very gentle and is felt only at close range, but the insufficient odor is completely compensated by the absence of fear of close proximity to herbaceous plants, complete resistance to disease and density of silhouette. This rose, even in addition to light partners, seems to be a bright dominant that attracts the sun's rays. The color of the flowers of this beauty is rightfully considered unique and is considered to be fruit tones: apricot-oily, with almost imperceptible, but adding shades to the whole flower of the volume color seems unusually warm and joyful.
2. Variety "Fiona Gelin" Guillot breeding.
The amazingly fragrant shrub soloist Fiona Gellin stands out not only as a member of a group of trendy watercolor roses. The magnificent bush rose up to 1 meter high amazes with the massiveness and splendor of very dark glossy foliage, rounded outline of the silhouette, branching density and cheerfulness of fragrant inflorescences. Compact, but not too miniature, this rose with a basic pinkish-apricot color attracts both an outlandish color and a rather strong aroma. Each flower, consisting of at least 60 petals, seems to be unique. Stains and erosion of colors from carmine to almost cream and snow-white, spots and borders, harmoniously combined with pink and apricot tones, unexpected yellow blotches and as if watercolor-stained spots give this unique rose impudence and extravagance.
3. Variety "Princess Alexandra of Kent" Austin breeding
Few roses can compete with the fabulous aroma and standard-sized shrub rose, which is often called simply “Alexandra of Kent”, in the strength of smell. It also reaches about 1 meter in height, differs in a cup-shaped form of densely-doubled flowers, which stand out against the backdrop of quite bright and dense foliage. The color of the rose is soft, warm, pure pink, emphasized by the perfectly neat shape of very large flowers, reaching a diameter of 15 cm.
4. Variety "Piano" selection Tantau
A much larger, but much more elegant tea-hybrid rose of the Piano variety grows to 120 centimeters and is distinguished by elegance and visual compactness. Elegant bushes with a surprisingly beautiful silhouette seem really regal. The main pride of this rose is spherical flowers blooming one at a time or gathered in small brushes. As if amazing spheres, dense and bright red flowers from afar seem unusual balls. This is one of the most romantic roses, in which a slightly lighter color of the foliage seems to emphasize the dark tone of the petals. “Piano” can also boast of a rare smell that resembles fresh raspberries, and a deep, surprisingly clean tone of a dark red color, “spotless” in various shades and reflections, making the flower itself appear satin.
5. “Purple Roadrunner” variety of Kordes selection
Of the more compact roses, it is worth paying attention to the aristocratic and very bright soloist - the shrubby rose Purple Radrunner, whose main advantage is considered to be an intense and sweet aroma. The maximum height of this rose is limited to 70 centimeters, outwardly it seems to be a relative of varietal rose hips. Full resistance to low temperatures, bright greens and resistance to pests and diseases make this rose really indispensable in the design of all flower beds with a focus on the yellow-red palette. The flowers of the Cordesian rose are large, somewhat messy, fully open with asymmetric petals and a fairly uniform color. It is better to plant this rose only in compositions where contrasts are welcomed: its deep, rich, bright and luminous, but cool pink color creates refreshing spots next to the classic yellow-orange-red combinations of perennials. This is one of the best roses for mixed planting with perennials and perennials and one of the most versatile roses of Cordes.
6. Variety "Little Sunset" selection Kordes
In the foreground of the flower beds, along the edge of the flower beds, as well as in the “flat” areas decorated with ground cover herbs, the miniature, but surprisingly lush “Little Sunset” rose will reveal as much as possible the richness of the orange palette. A striking number of medium-sized, but very elegant flowers in inflorescences, dense terry, neat structure only emphasize the beauty and density of the bush itself. This miniature superstar is characterized by beautiful foliage, and the effect of internal radiance, and the ability to play the role of a color spot. A bright warm orange with golden tints of color in the center of the flower gently transforms into a radiant carmine tone of the petals of the outer circle, as if two different colors are bizarrely merging by the will of the artist's hand. Due to this transition of color, small flowers visually appear larger, and the bush itself is more voluminous.
7. Variety "Orange Dawn" breeding Warner
Of the roses that can effectively decorate obelisks, arches and pyramids installed on flower beds, become a visual center of attraction on a flower bed, decorated in a bright fire palette, the undisputed leader and universal favorite has long been recognized as Orange Dawn. It is able to grow very quickly, but at the same time quite compact climbing rose. She simply loves the supports for flower beds, effectively twisting them with shoots reaching two and a half meters in length. The branches of this beauty are decorated only with medium-sized, but very spectacular flowers of a unique orange color with an apricot tone and almost perfect shape. In one of the most reliable roses, a strikingly strong aroma, felt even from a distance, is also considered an equally important advantage. But nevertheless, this rather widespread climbing rose has earned universal love thanks to the bright and rich, surprisingly luxurious color of the petals with a clean and very catchy acrylic tone.