Star Roses and Plants

Star Roses and Plants
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From the Peace rose to the revolutionary  and  roses, Star® Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle has been a pioneer in the field of plant development and introduction for more than 100 years. Founded in 1897 as a retail mail order firm specializing in roses, the company has evolved from a wholesale container nursery to a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, perennials and woody plants, and introducing plants from other breeders around the world. To learn more about Star® Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle, please visit www.starrosesandplants.com. Brands: The Knock Out® Family of Roses, Drift® Roses, Star® Roses and Plants

Star Roses and Plants

 •  April 28

Drift® Roses are the perfect gift for any mom. At about half the size of revolutionary Knock Out® Roses, they are ideal for any size garden or in patio containers. These beauties bloom from spring to late fall and are sure to be a treasured gift for many years. Use our Retail Finder to find a garden retailer near you!

Star Roses and Plants

 •  April 26

This Mother's Day, instead of a bouquet of flowers, get your mom flowers that will bring her joy when they re-bloom every year! L.A. Dreamin'® Hydrangea is a perfect gift for any mom! With a spectacular show of pink, blue and everything in between, L.A. Dreamin'® Hydrangea is a dream come true and sure to be a treasured gift for many years. To find...

Star Roses and Plants

 •  April 25

National Garden Bureau has recently named 2017 "The Year Of The Rose". Here's a little bit of history on our favorite flower: The U.S. National Flower first appeared around 35 million years ago and are part of the Rosaceae family which is very important for our food supply (think apples, strawberries, etc…). They are more than 150 species of roses...

Star Roses and Plants

 •  April 24

Roses: Shrubs: Since they’re new this year, quantities may be limited this season but we recommend checking your local garden centers for availability. If they aren’t carrying them, please request them. For more information about these plants and others, click here!

Star Roses and Plants

 •  April 21

The Knock Out® Family of Roses are the perfect gift for any mom. With flowers from spring to frost, and no special care required, these revolutionary shrub roses are sure to be a treasured gift for many years. Use our Retail Finder to find a garden retailer near you!

Star Roses and Plants

 •  December 7, 2016

Roses can help spread holiday cheer – especially with perfect names for the season like Candy Cane Cocktail™, Peppermint Pop™ and White Out™. Happy holidays from Star® Roses and Plants! Candy Cane Cocktail™ Peppermint Pop™ White Out™

Star Roses and Plants

 •  November 29, 2016

Knock Out® Roses and Drift® Roses are tough and can make it through anything. But, if you live in an area with harsh winters (zones 4 and below) there are a few things you might want to try. To protect your roses, you should do the following: Add 2-3" of mulch, leaves, or pine/fir boughs around the base of the plant. A heavy snow cover will also...

Star Roses and Plants

 •  September 21, 2016

Fall is not just a time to plant your spring bulbs and enjoy colorful foliage, it is also an excellent time to plant roses. The Knock Out® Family of Roses and Drift® Roses are perfect for fall planting. The sun is still able to nurture a newly planted rose and the cool nights are perfect for keeping new plants moist. Here are a few tips on planting...

Star Roses and Plants

 •  July 29, 2016

How to Fertilize your Knock Out and Drift Roses Are you wondering when you should fertilize your roses? The good news is that Drift® and Knock Out® Roses will perform beautifully even without fertilizing! However, if you choose to give them an additional boost, it's very important not to fertilize until after the roses are established and go...

Star Roses and Plants

 •  June 13, 2016

We recently attended the ninth annual Jasper Crane Rose Garden Party, “An Evening Among the Roses” hosted by Friends of Wilmington Parks. It was a wonderful event that honored Michael Porro, a lifelong lover and advocate of the parks. Star® Roses and Plants has been a long time supporter of the Jasper Crane Rose Garden and Friends of Wilmington...