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Black Magic Roses Melbourne

Add a touch of elegance to your garden with these deep-red roses

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130 Old Geelong Rd

Hoppers Crossing

VIC 3029

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Sunday: 10 am–3 pm

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Growing your Black Magic roses

Tips for planting & maintaining Black Magic roses

Black Magic roses are a striking, dark red variety that can add drama and elegance to any garden. They are a hybrid tea rose that requires the appropriate planting and maintenance to thrive. We recommend choosing a location for your rose plants that is sunny and has well-draining soil. Like with most hybrid tea roses, it is important to dig a hole twice the size of the root ball and ass some compost to the soil before planting. 

For regular maintenance and to ensure the deep red velvety petals continue to flourish, your black magic rose requires deep watering once or twice a week, depending on the weather conditions.

A single Black Magic rose in a garden

Pruning your Black Magic rose bush

The best time to prune your Black Magic rose bush is early spring, just before new growth appears. Start by removing any dead, damaged, or diseased wood and making clean cuts with sharp pruning shears. Next, remove any crossing branches or those rubbing against each other and any weak or spindly growth. Finally, shape the plant to your desired size by pruning back the remaining healthy branches by about one-third of their length. 

Black Magic rose bush

Black Magic rose blooming season

The Black Magic rose is a hybrid tea rose cultivar that typically blooms from late spring to fall, depending on the climate and growing conditions. In ideal conditions, this rose can produce an abundance of large, velvety dark red blooms throughout the summer months. The peak bloom period is usually in early summer, around December to January, but the plant can continue to produce sporadic blooms until the start of Autumn. To encourage the most prolific blooming, it is important to provide the plant with regular watering, fertilisation, and proper pruning to promote healthy growth and flower production.

Black Magic rose in bloom

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Black Magic rose fertiliser needed?

Black Magic roses benefit from regular fertilisations to promote healthy growth and abundant blooms. The timing and frequency of fertilisations depend on the specific needs of the plant and the growing conditions. In general, it is recommended to fertilise Black Magic roses in early spring, just as new growth begins, and then again in early summer, after the first flush of blooms.

If your Black Magic rose is not producing as many blooms as it should or if the leaves are pale or yellow, it may indicate a nutrient deficiency, and you may need to fertilise more often. On the other hand, if you notice excessive vegetative growth with few blooms, you may need to reduce fertilisations to encourage the plant to focus on flower production.

Are Black Magic roses fragrant?

Black Magic roses have very little fragrance. They are the perfect choice for when you’re looking for a rose variety with stunning beauty and deep, rich colour but without much scent. Other factors you may consider are their desirable long stems, and large, showy blooms. However, even among the non-fragrant varieties of Black Magic roses, there may still be a slight scent, which can be detected at close range or under certain conditions. 

What are Black Magic roses used for?

There are a few similarities between Black Magic roses and other deep-coloured varieties, such as midnight blue and black baccara roses, in terms of usage. For instance, Black Magic roses are a popular choice for many purposes, including garden displays, floral arrangements, and gift-giving as cut flowers. Due to their striking deep red colour, large size, and long vase life, Black Magic roses are often used in floristry for special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, and Valentine's Day. 

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