Rose Black Magic, or Rose Black Magic, belongs to the family of tea-hybrid varieties obtained by German breeders. This unusual cutting variety has become popular along with the most common garden varieties and has proven itself when grown in the harsh soil and climatic conditions of Australia, California and South Africa. In our country, cultivation of the Black Magic variety is mainly carried out by experienced amateur gardeners able to provide the plant with a high level of agricultural technology.
The attention of amateur gardeners is drawn to the description of buds that are so dark burgundy in color that in daylight they can appear almost black. Fully bloomed flowers of black and red color, with dark raspberry petals in the central part. Roses of this variety are medium in size, have very delicately bent down petals.
The formation of color water. Sometimes flowering is observed, including about four flowers. The rose bush of the Black Magic variety has good growth power, it is erect, with sufficient leafiness. Young growths may have a characteristic bronze color. Despite the fact that the variety was obtained by breeders of the German kennel "Rosen Tantau" more than twenty years ago, in the reference literature it is described very briefly.
Hybrid tea variety "Black Magic" favorably differs not only in maroon cup-shaped flowers, consisting of fifty velvet petals, but also in its magnificent unobtrusive, but bright aroma. The bud has a pronounced, attractive conical shape, and the dimensions are on average 6.0-6.5 cm. The leaves are also very expressive, bright green in color, with a shiny surface, covering single, not too long spikes. The high level of resistance to high temperature indicators has made this variety a favorite in countries with hot and dry climates.
The awards received by this variety in various nominations only confirm its popularity and international fame:
The rose Black Magic has become especially popular in the gardens near Moscow, where it adapts perfectly to soil and climatic conditions and is capable of long and plentiful flowering.
When growing tea hybrid varieties, it is recommended to pay attention to the following features of planting and care:
Important to remember, that the higher the acidity of the soil in the area, the blacker the ebb of the petals on the rose. Black magic.
The landscape design of the plot with Black Magic roses can be performed in almost any style, but some rules of garden design should be considered:
However, according to the majority of landscape designers, black roses look best against the background of deciduous shrubs such as cotoneaster, chubushnik, privet, viburnum and honeysuckle, and it is recommended to shade pink bushes with silver goof.
Of course, all experienced flower growers know that roses with completely black colored petals do not exist, but red varieties with a pronounced black tint are invariably popular. One of these varieties was "Black Magic", which is successfully cultivated in many countries of the world.
According to the reviews of flower growers, if you correctly prune the rose bushes of this hybrid tea variety, the shoots will be long and regular, and the flowers are perfect for cutting. The minor disadvantages of Rose Black Magic include the lack of a strong aroma, like the varieties "Verano" or "Queen Elizabeth", but this is a matter of taste. Also cons include a relatively thin stem, bending under the weight of large flowers, and a weak terry, which causes a quick and full opening of the flower.
The variety is quite unpretentious and undemanding to soil moisture, but the flowers are distinguished by increased photophilia, therefore, with a lack of lighting, varietal signs and color features of the petals disappear. Rose Black Magic is sufficiently resistant to many diseases, and multiple treatments of rose bushes are not required. Also, according to the observations of amateur gardeners, "Black Magic" is very demanding on the soil composition, in particular on the number of trace elements in the soil, so fertilizers must be systematically applied throughout the flowering period.