Popular for the masses of flowers produced in large groups or clusters Floribunda Roses have been made famous by the ‘Iceberg Rose’ a floribunda introduced by Kordes in Germany, that went on to conquer the world.
With the well known masses of flowers in large trusses floribunda roses are one of the easiest roses to grow. So the name ‘floribunda’ actually means ‘abundant blooms’.
General information, care and pruning
Floribunda roses are vigorous, long flowering and offer a wide range of flower forms and colors. So its the flowering pattern of producing blooms in large clusters that distinguish floribunda roses from Hybrid Tea roses which tend to produce single flowers or small groups of up to three or so.
Floribunda are sometimes called landscaping roses. However they come in different forms including groundcover roses and floribunda roses are also available as standard roses.
Pruning Floribunda roses.
This is the best part of all, floribunda roses are easy to prune, some people use shears to give them a trim. Floribunda roses do best with a light trim rather than hard pruning. prune to shape in winter and then again as you deadhead during the flowerin season
Fertilizing Floribunda Roses
A slow release specialist rose food in early spring and again in late spring usually is enough. Remember to mulch well to keep the root run cool and moist as for all roses.
The best known floribunda rose, ‘Iceberg’.
Iceberg is a semi double variety, a white rose developed by Kordes Roses the ‘Iceberg’ rose is a floribunda rose that is available in a range of forms including
- Standard or stem
- Climbing Rose
- Bush Rose
Other great floribunda roses ( our best floribunda roses) include these varieties:
- Queen Elizabeth
- Gold Bunny
- Sexy Rexy
- Madam President
- Show Biz
Fragrant Floribunda Roses
Some of the most fragrant floribunda rose s include:
Angel Face, Apricot Nectar, Brindabella Bouquet, Honey Bouquet, Honey Perfume, Love Potion, Margaret Merril, Perfume Perfection, Scentimental, Tuscan Sun, and Woburn Abbey