Double Knock Out Rose ® produces bright red flowers that continually bloom from spring to fall. The slightly fragrant flowers of this plant are about the size of a golf ball. This rose variety is a low maintenance plant that has many disease resistant qualities. Double Knock Out Rose ® is resistant to black spot and downy mildew leaf diseases.
One of the drawbacks of this rose is that it is susceptible to Japanese Beetle damage. During the summer, beetles will feed on the foliage and flowers of this plant. The damage can be devastating if left untreated. A broad spectrum insecticide such as Seven can prevent Japanese Beetles from destroying your plant. Since this plant is deciduous, it will re-leaf the following year. If the damage is currently present your plant, you can take preventative measures the following year to prevent a repeat.
If you are looking for a rose plant to install in your landscape, consider the Double Knock Out Rose ®. This plant naturally grows in a globe form. If multiple rose plants are installed close together, it is possible to create a hedge out of Double Knock Out Rose ®. This plant is a moderate grower and does require regular watering during dry times.
Keep in mind that rose bushes have thorns. Make sure that you are installing this beautiful plant in an appropriate location.
Double Knock Out Rose ®
Rosa X ‘Radtko’ P.P. #16202
Flower Color- Red
Foliage Color- Dark Green
Details- Abundant bright red flowers bloom all summer long. Disease resistant rose plant.
Pruning- Prune this plant in late winter to promote new spring growth.
Other Knock Out® Rose plant options.
- Blushing Knock Out® Rose
- Knock Out® Shrub Rose
- Pink Double Knock Out® Rose
- Pink Knock Out® Rose
- Rainbow Knock Out® Rose
- Sunny Knock Out® Rose