How to grow rainy blue roses and beautify your balcony?

There are many kinds of climbing roses, whether it is a shrub rose or a climbing rose, no matter what kind of rose, if it is well maintained, it will bloom in spring, which is very spectacular. There is a kind of climbing rose called rainy blue rose, which not only has a nice name, but is also very easy to maintain. It can also be propagated by cuttings. It is not picky about the growing environment. There is a flower friend who keeps a pot of rainy blue rose on the balcony. Although only a small one-gallon flower pot is used to plant rainy blue, rainy blue rose is also working very hard. A small one bush grows forty or fifty flower buds at once, and it is really beautiful when it blooms. The color of the flower is purple, which is very charming.

  1. Introduction of rainy blue rose
  2. Growing habit of rainy blue rose
  3. So how to plant and maintain the rainy blue climing rose?
  4. How to let rose rainy blue grow more buds

Introduction of rainy blue rose

The rainy blue rose plant is medium in size. It can grow to a height of about two meters when planted on the ground. The branching is strong and healthy. Even if it is not topped, it can form naturally. The plant shape is compact and round, and the branches are slender. The nature is average, and it can also be raised as a hanging rose. It looks good when hung, and there are no thorns on the body. It is very suitable for home cultivation and vision. It does not require much space. It can also be raised on a small balcony or even a windowsill within 1 meter.

rainy blue rose

Growing habit of rainy blue rose

The rainy blue rose is similar to most German climbing roses. It is raw and firm, and it is easier to maintain (much better than the British Austin roses). The growth rate is fast, and the seedlings can see results in one year. This type of climbing rose is sickness and worming. It likes a sunny and well-ventilated planting environment. It has good shade tolerance and performs well on the north balcony. Many flower lovers who plant on the north balcony can also harvest a small flower wall.  

The rainy blue climbing rose is actually a multi-season flowering rose. It does not only bloom for one season. When the flowers wither, prune them in time, and give fertilizer in time, loosen the soil, give some fertile soil, and then pull the branches horizontally. It will bloom again.

Strictly follow the “see dry and then wet”, that is, water when the soil is dry. Do not water if it is still wet, avoid waterlogging and avoid getting wet, do not water frequently, once a week in spring and autumn, in summer, it depends on the situation, sometimes, rainy can water naturally, it is no problem to water once every half a month in winter.

So how to plant and maintain the rainy blue climing rose?

Potting soil for growing rainy blue roses: In order to make the rainy blue in the flowerpot  on the balcony to perform well with more blooms and more buds, make sure to pay attention to the choice of flowerpot and pot soil. To use plastic pots is more better than to use porcelain pots. The air permeability is poor and bulky. Generally, it is not recommended to raise roses. The diameter of the flowerpot is greater than 15cm; In fact, except for toothpick seedlings, if the plant is a bit larger, it is better to use a larger flower pot. The root system does not grow well. The potting soil must be fertile. You’d better add some peat moss soil. Do not just use ordinary soil for planting. It is better to use horticultural soil with loose, good air permeability and high humus content, such as peat soil, humus soil, perlite, coconut brick and etc. Mix some garden soil, add some basal fertilizer at the bottom, and water it for the first time. 

rainy blue rose plant

Fertilization: In order to promote flowering, you can often give some phosphorus-containing fertilizers, such as Austrian Green, and Phosphorus II. 

Pruning: This variety is vigorous and resistant to pruning. It can be pruned and shaped according to the craftsmanship. The necessary pruning is to prune the plant after flowering and after the end of winter to promote branching, which can make the next flowering more abundant.

Suitable growing environment: Full sun, half shade or half shade with astigmatism, terrace, south balcony or north balcony, the more sunlight, the better.

Others: If there are insect pests such as red spiders and thrips, they need to be moved to the sun immediately.

How to let rose rainy blue grow more buds

First of all, it is necessary to keep up with the fertilizer and water, so that there will grow more flowers and more buds. In addition, it should be noted that the branches of the rainy blue climbing rose are thorns. When there are too many leaves and branches, but no buds are seen, we remove some leaves and cut off some weak branches to supply nutrients to the flowering branches and leaves. At the same time, some blind buds must be removed, so that the flower buds can be differentiated smoothly.

The second is to fertilize. The rose cannot be lacking in fertilizer throughout the year. As long as it is in the growing period or flowering period, it needs to be fertilized continuously. In winter and summer, you can give a little less, and you need to give fertilizer frequently.

Put a little decomposed sheep manure in the base fertilizer, or other organic fertilizers, ordinary slow-release fertilizers can be used. Then in the flowering period or when the growth rate is fast, each time you water, you can water a little more flowers, or dilute potassium dihydrogen phosphate to promote it to bloom more.

The maintenance of rainy blue rose is similar to that of other roses, so as long as there is sufficient fertilizer and water, and sufficient light, you can bloom a range of buds and flowers. There is a kind of rose called the rainy blue season. The buds are colorful and beautiful, and it is easy to burst into a flower wall!

rainy blue climbing rose

The rainy blue rose flowers are not too big. The flowers are double-petaled, very round, like a small ball, 5~6cm in diameter, blue-purple or light pink. They take the “cool tone” route, which is as its name full of poet without the bursting colors of red and purple, it can always release a romantic and warm atmosphere, plus the light fragrance released by the flowers, the fragrance is pleasant and the smell is very good, which can set off the surrounding environment with a special style.

In terms of flowering ability, rainy blue rose is a variety that will not disappoint you. It has the ability to repeat flowering in multiple seasons, and with proper maintenance, it can bloom all year round. Among them, spring and autumn have the most beautiful flowers and the largest amount of flowers. In summer, it can still bloom continuously in high temperature season, but the flowering period of single flower is shorter, and it can still bloom sporadically in early winter. If there is heating in the house in winter, it can still bloom in winter.

The rainy blue rose is one of the few climbing roses that can grow a “flower wall” effect on the balcony, especially in spring and autumn. Due to its beauty and spectacular , people always stop for a while to appreciate. What’s more, when the breeze is blowing, the air blowing into the house is scented. You can watch the leaves, enjoy the flowers, and smell the fragrance without leaving home, and your mood will become better.


The rainy blue rose plant has a good reputation among rose lovers. Except for the flowers that are easy to bloom and scatter in summer (2-3 days), the color of the flowers becomes lighter, and the shape of the flowers becomes smaller, other seasons perform well, but this is a common problem of roses, it is not a disadvantage, but it is still worth cultivating in general. Flower friends who have a balcony at home can try to grow this climbing rose.

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