Varieties & Caring for your roses
Varieties of Roses in Tasmania
The Tasmanian climate is suited to many of the modern English roses such as the many David Austin rose varieties, heritage and old fashioned types grow very well in Tasmania.
Modern hybrids are very popular in Tasmanian gardens.
The best time to plant roses in Tasmania is during the winter months.
But to prune your roses it is best to wait till until early August so that the frosts don’t knock the them around when you prune them.
Hybrid Tea Rose
Some roses that grow in Tasmania include: Wollerton Old Hall – an English shrub rose, Coconut ice which is a Floribunda rose and Fearless, a hybrid tea rose that can grow to 1.5m high x 2m wide.
To find a rose that grows in your local area in the North or South of the State, contact a nursery close to you and they will be able to give you some advice on what to grow.