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Rosa Corvette: description and characteristics of the variety, planting and care, breeding methods

Rosa Corvette: description and characteristics of the variety, planting and care, breeding methods

Rose has long been considered the "queen" of the garden, stories and legends were written about her. A classic option for a gift is a bouquet of red roses. Breeders highlight the Corvette rose as one of the most popular varieties in red. The flower conquers with an oblong-shaped orange-red bud, with foliage of a bright emerald color.

History of Creation

The idea of creating the Corvette White rose belongs to the famous German breeder Wilhelm Kordes III. Germany is considered the birthplace of the flower; it was bred in 1997 as a result of hybridization of seedlings and varieties of Robina.You can find a flower in a catalog or alphabetical indexes in books by the name Korveco.

W. Kordes' Söhne has been pesticide-free since the beginning of 1990. The manufacturer has national and international awards in competitions.

Description and characteristics of hybrid tea rose Corvette

The bush is straight, has a rapid growth, reaches up to 130 cm in height and 90 cm in width. Large leaves, emerald color. The buds are suitable for cutting, but bloom on the bushes for a long time. Buds are characterized by a goblet, oblong shape with a sharp tip.

The flower diameter is 8-11 cm, it consists of 25-36 petals, has a velvet structure. The petals are dense, reddish-orange in color. The flowering period is characterized by abundance, duration with a single placement of roses on the stems.

Rose Corvette is distinguished by the following characteristics:

  • Ease of care is also provided by a small number of thorns on the stem;
  • proper care allows a rose to bloom on a bush or in a flowerpot;
  • variety has a high acclimatization after transplanting into new soil;
  • flower resistant to adverse weather, does not rot;
  • the plant is considered winter-hardy, but does not survive severe frosts.

Rosa Corvette White has a smaller size - the plant blooms 50-100 cm wide and high. The diameter of the bud is 4-5 cm, the petals are characterized by terry, density.

Main pros and cons

Corvette hybrid tea flower has positive and negative sides. Among its advantages are:

  • classic shape with a high central part;
  • when opening the petals do not crumble, do not rot, regardless of weather conditions;
  • after cutting, the flower stays in a vase for a long time, does not lose its presentable appearance;
  • flowering period starts early, characterized by profusion.

The disadvantages of a flower can be considered:

  • loss of color of old flowers, after blooming they do not fall off, stably keep on the stem;
  • does not survive in severe frosts, needs additional insulation;
  • in an unfavorable year, the plant suffers from black spot, powdery mildew.

It is important to carry out care procedures and flower processing in a timely manner.

Rules for growing a plant

Getting a beautiful plant is possible with proper planting, pruning, care.

When and where to plant

Landing is underway:

  • spring - mid-March to early May;
  • in autumn - from early September to mid-October.

Corvette variety is planted in a bright place, but not in direct sunlight. The site should be slightly shaded, protected from wind and drafts, but with good air circulation.

Selection of seedlings

Planting material should be free of signs of rot or cracks. A he althy root system is determined by dense roots, loose seedlings are discarded. After planting, the land is irrigated, melt / rain water is suitable for this. When the roots are exposed, soil is raked to the bush. After watering, the ground is mulched with hay, humus, peat.

Boarding process

The Corvette variety is planted according to the following rules:

  • Dig a hole 35 x 55 cm in size, 45-50 cm deep. In heavy, clay soil, a hole is made 60-67 cm deep.
  • When multiple planting, the distance between the holes is 50-60 cm.
  • Planting material is placed in the ground to the place of grafting - this is the area on the stem where the cutting is fixed, or the place where the rose branches.

It is necessary to monitor the depth of the planting hole - it must be deeper than the length of the roots. Bending the root system during planting is fraught with diseases, long-term survival.

Rose Care Tips

Gardeners recommend timely carrying out all care procedures for the Corvette rose - it needs fertilizer, mulching, pruning, processing and warming.

Fertilizer and mulching

You can ensure normal growth and development of the variety using:

  • iron - prevents chlorosis;
  • phosphorus - affects the number of buds;
  • potassium - reinforces the effect of phosphorus and iron;
  • nitrogen - affects flower stalks, their condition, development;
  • magnesium - added when laying buds.

First, mineral feed is applied, then organic. Top dressing is done 2 times a year - in the spring, after the first treatment, and in the summer, after the buds have faded. The plant is mulched with garden compost, hay, humus.


The Corvette variety is pruned several times a year:

  • The first pruning is carried out in March, the flower is cut closer to the root system, leaving 4 buds. With weak shoots, 3 buds are left; on strong specimens, 5 sprouts are left.
  • In the middle of May, a shaping pruning is carried out - it will give the rose a beautiful, regular shape.
  • In mid-October, they resort to the destruction of diseased, rotten, stiff shoots, leaves.

It is important not to skip the pruning steps - the shape and condition of the flower depends on this.


When the first signs of disease appear, they resort to spraying the plant. This is done with the help of special preparations like Actellik, Intavir, Topaz, Fufanon.

Shelter for the winter

The variety needs additional warming before the onset of cold weather with sawdust or fine shavings. In September, the trunk is spudded, in October they are covered with mulch, covered with a box. The box is removed in May, in cloudy weather this will prevent the shoots and leaves from burning. In hot, sunny weather, the rose is shaded.

How to protect flowers from diseases and pests

In order to avoid the development of pathologies and the attack of pests, the Corvette rose must be processed in a timely manner using protective agents. You can strengthen the general immunity of roses with the help of a special granular organic fertilizer - Argumin.

Reproduction methods

Most often the variety is propagated by cuttings. The shoots are cut, dried, planted in the ground in a darkened area. A jar, a bottle is used to shelter the seedling. The young shoot is left for the winter at the planting site, with the onset of spring they are transplanted.

Application in landscape design

The flower is planted singly and in a group with other plants. In the rose garden, an orange-scarlet flower is placed in the background. It is set off by emerald foliage, undersized dwarf roses.

Corvette Rose matches with:

  • creamy, white, pink, yellow hybrid tea roses;
  • cereals;
  • fragrant herbs;
  • ornamental, deciduous crops;
  • dwarf conifers.

In landscape design, the Corvette rose is used to give the site brightness and dynamism. Cut buds do not lose their presentability, stand in a vase for 15-17 days.

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