Saturday, March 10, 2012
Pink Knockout Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Pink Knockout'
In some ways I think this rose is going to take over the world. This one is from Central Florida and there seemed to be 1000’s of plantings of them everywhere. Someday I will probably come upon a landscape that is planted with just ‘Knockout’ roses and ‘Stella de Oro’ Daylilies. I know why people plant these reliable and hardy plants but they seem so pedestrian and uninspired.
We have had good luck with the ‘Knockout’ series and planted some last fall. Hopefully the deer left them alone. I especially love the double pink knockout but that was unavailable at the time.
The stove is definitely heating up for work around here. A couple of calls came in last week and we are going to be mobilizing next week since the weather is going to be nice. Since things are a little slow at the estate will be again offering our gardening services to residents of Western Connecticut and Eastern New York State. We do landscape design and installation too. Get in touch with us if you have the need.