How To Plant Double Knockout Roses: Double Knockout Roses do exceptionally well in North Texas. They are tolerant of the hot, dry conditions, and with the right soil preparation, will be outstanding growers and bloomers.
Double Knockout Roses probably sound familiar to you because ever since they were introduced in 2000 they spread like wildfire all over the country. They spread faster throughout neighborhoods than chicken pox in a kindergarten…
You know I have to admit that I never wanted to own a single knockout rose. Maybe I felt that no lover of antique roses should eve.
The Double Knock Out® Rose
The Double Knockout Rose has quickly become a favorite for gardeners all over the country (Zone 5-11). These roses produce red double blooms that resemble classic roses from spring to fall. These roses perform best when planted in full sun to part shade in well drained garden soil. Once established these roses are generally low maintenance, but will require some seasonal pruning and watering in dry spells.