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} Refresh your Nearly Wild Rose with yearly hard pruning for the most floriferous display. After pruning nearly wild rose bushes first, heavy round of blooms, you may want to deadhead the spent blooms either by shearing the plants for a more formal look, or you can simply prune back the flower stems just below the old blooms/5(3). The Nearly Wild shrub rose is just that! It is an"almost wild" looking dwarf, hardy shrub rose.
It makes for an excellent landscape rose that blooms profusely from June until frost. Small, dark-green foliage is reddish as it first emerges. Blooms are single and pink. This plant gets to be about 2' if cut back each spring. Tackle pruning in Bloom Time: June-Frost. A longtime favorite, Nearly Wild is a floribunda rose that blooms from late spring to early fall. The dense clusters of pink, single, 3-in.
flowers bloom against glossy, dark green foliage. Growing ft. tall with a ft. spread, Nearly Wild looks best planted in groups, as a hedge, in cottage gardens, as a foundation planting or specimen. Feb 02, Pruning a rosebush should be done in the spring. When it comes to how and exactly when to prune a rosebush, however, the variety of rosebush you have matters.
Most roses are hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 5 and above, although the exact zone depends on the variety. You want to prune about two weeks after the last hard frost. Jul 21, Prune no more than one-third of the plant at one time, warns University of Georgia extension experts. Remove all damaged limbs or sections of the plant damaged by cold temperatures. Knock Out Roses are favorites with gardeners for their easy maintenance and long blooming season.