The Knock Out® Rose

Here is another great option for your yard. The Knock Out® Rose, though non-native, has proven to be very successful in the Central Texas area. This repeat bloomer is a very resilient, disease-resistant shrub-rose that requires very little maintenance. Here are some more basic facts:

  • Grows from 3-5′ tall and just as wide
  • They have a MEDIUM water usage.
  • Show blooms from early June until the first frost (foliage lasts year round)
  • They are perennials (meaning that they survive multiple seasons).
  • Partially shade-tolerant, but needs around six hours of sunlight per day
  • Flowers range in color from purple to red to pink


* Much of this information was gathered thanks to The Perennial Farm and the Texas AgriLife Extension.

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