beauty often come to mind when a person thinks of a rose. Perhaps, you may even think of the flower as
a gift for Valentine’s Day, but did you know that June is National Rose Month?
way to admire roses than to look for them around The Woodlands. "We have
planted roses in high impact areas throughout Town Center and some newer
neighborhoods,” said Marcus Fiedler, Director of Landscape Management for The
Woodlands Development Company. "One of the more popular roses that we have
planted is the Knock Out® Rose because it is the most disease-resistant rose
available. The Knock Out Rose is simply an improved variety of the popular
introduced in 2000, the Knock Out Rose blooms nearly all-year round. Also in
2000, the Knock Out Rose won the prestigious All-American Rose Selection (AARS)
award for "outstanding garden performance.”
You can see Knock
Out Roses in these community areas:
· East Shore
Woodlands Reserve in the Village of Indian Springs
Lakes entrances in the Village of Creekside Park
of rose in The Woodlands is the Drift® Rose. These roses are a combination of
small, miniature roses and offer full-size groundcover. "The Drift Rose blooms
profusely, and its colors are dramatic,” said Fiedler.
can be found at:
· Town Green
· Some medians
on Lake Front Circle
Rose is the perfect flower for fences and presents a green vegetative area with
color, according to Fiedler.
find the Climbing Rose at the newest dog, recreational area:
Landing Dog Park on Lake Woodlands
designing some of the newer office buildings in Hughes Landing and 3 Waterway
Square, the landscape architect searched for a rose that would bloom generously
with a white flower. Eventually, the Iceberg
Rose was selected, which is related to the Knock Out Rose. It’s a
low-maintenance rose that blooms frequently and is disease-resistant.
find Iceberg Roses at:
· Exterior of
1725 and 1735 Hughes Landing Blvd.
· Exterior of
3 Waterway Square in front of Kona Grill
Take a road
trip around The Woodlands to discover roses and all of the beautiful landscape
throughout the community.