Yellow rose

The yellow rose

In the language of flowers, the yellow rose is the symbol of jealousy: a controversial meaning with a double meaning, partly positive and partly negative, which however is offset by the traditional attribution to yellow of a color capable of stimulating joy and positivity, thanks to the direct reference to sunlight and shades that recall clear summer days. For this reason, despite the traditional attribution, the yellow roseit is very appreciated both as a flower to give as a gift, in a bouquet with a lively and cheerful color, and as a cultivation to brighten and color the garden. It is a very widespread plant and therefore easy to find: in reality, even in shades of yellow there are many species of roses with different characteristics: the shape of the petals, the size of the flowers, the structure of the shrub and the fragrance can vary from species to species. , as well as the climatic and environmental conditions required for optimal growth, therefore for lovers of yellow roses you can easily find a type that can find a place in your garden, with a touch of color to be extended even at home by putting roses in pots or growing small plants even inside the house or on the balconies, in order to take advantage of sunlight and give life to a small corner of nature even in the city.


It is difficult to trace with certainty the history of the different species of roses on the market: alongside the most ancient species, originating in Europe and Asia, there are many hybrid creations that have been developed over the years and that today enrich any garden or green corner. The bright colors and beauty of the flowers rich in petals certainly contribute to the luck of the rose, and in particular of the yellow rose, but also the ease of cultivation: the rose can adapt to the most diverse types of soil and survive even in places where the environment is not optimal. Of course, the more favorable the external conditions are, the more you will be able to enjoy a lush development of the shrub and a rich and abundant flowering. The rose can be adapted to the most diverse types of terrain, but it requires a positioning in very sunny areas to be able to grow and show itself to the maximum of its charm, while managing to survive even in semi-shady areas. Sensitive point of theyellow rose is watering: abundant and frequent watering is required especially in summer, while avoiding the formation of water stagnations which can favor the proliferation of parasites and fungi, of which the yellow rose can be easy prey.


The yellow rose is a very pleasant flower to receive as a gift, despite the attribution of the meaning of jealousy and infidelity that characterizes the tradition, because it is lively and cheerful, suitable for any type of space. At home or outdoors, a yellow rose flower will always be appreciated and never out of place. Even more pleasant, however, for gardening lovers, is the possibility of growing their own yellow roses independentlyto be able to enjoy their sight and their scent at any time and to transform them into small perennial golden jewels in the garden. The yellow rose seedlings must be planted in the soil appropriately worked in autumn or at the end of autumn, in order to be able to already assist in the course of the following spring to the first flowering. The yellow rose is usually purchased in the form of a seedling, easy to plant in the ground, with the foresight to enrich it with peat, and rapid in development. In the course of the process of further rooting and growing the seedling, it is recommended to eliminate any suckers that may develop. If the seedling is small and placed in a pot, it will be necessary to repot every two years or so,

Yellow rose: Pruning

Regular fertilization and preventive treatments against the development of fungal and parasitic diseases are essential for the growth of the yellow rose, but so is pruning. Being a fast-growing shrub plant, pruning is essential to contain its development by keeping the shape controlled, thus giving a neat appearance to the plant. Pruning also has a protective function for the rose: first of all, eliminating dry and old branches, now unproductive, will allow the plant to use all its resources for better flowering and growth of the younger branches. This operation will also allow to counteract the spread of parasitic diseases, to which roses with old and dry branches are more subject, and which from these also spread to the rest of the plant compromising it. For the roses, it is important to remember that from the point of view of pruning there are few general rules: each species will have its specific needs, also based on the climatic conditions in which they are grown. For more information about the pruning period and the necessary operations, outside of the normal containment cut of the now old and dry parts, it is advisable to inquire specifically according to the chosen species, in order to be able to take care of it in the best possible way.

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