Growing Favorite Hybrid Tea Roses

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Hybrid Tea Roses – Most Popular Roses!

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These lovely roses are the world’s most popular type of roses due to their color and form.

The hybrid tea roses names are often very interesting; many of them have been named after celebrities like Bing Crosby and Princess Diana.

Each flower is usually situated alone at the end of a long stem, which makes them popular for cut flowers.

They have it all; stunning beauty, lovely fragrance and they are easy to care for!




Description of a Hybrid Tea Rose

If you ask:  What is a hybrid tea rose; the quick answer will be: It is a group of garden roses, which were created by cross-breeding two different types of roses—tea roses and hybrid perpetual.

They are hardier than normal tea roses, which are usually very tender, but are not as hardy as hybrid perpetual.

They are more inclined to flower repeatedly than hybrid perpetual but are not quite as ever-blooming as tea roses.

Hybrid tea roses are usually propagated through a technique known as budding, which involves grafting buds from the parent plant onto another plant, called the rootstock.

These roses exhibit traits of both parent roses, but in modified forms.

Within the horticultural community, hybrid tea roses are known to have large, high-centered buds and long, straight, upright stems. Individual flowers can grow to be between 8 and 12.5 centimeters wide.

If you wonder how to plant the hybrid tea roses, you can find articles here that will explain the procedure:  How to plant potted roses or How to plant bare rooted roses. Many people are asking if it is possible to grow hybrid tea roses in pots, and the answer is of course: Yes! if you want to know how, look here: Growing roses in pots

These roses are generally relatively hardy, which means that they are not particularly hard to care for. They require basic watering and pruning, as well as protection from insects and parasites. When it comes to pruning hybrid tea roses you use the same techniques that are basic for any other rose.

Pruning Hybrid Tea Roses

Here is a video that will explain how to properly prune your tea roses:

 

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