Spring 2004

Dear Valued Malloy's Nursery Customers,

We are pleased to bring you the first Malloy's Nursery Newsletter. The Newsletter will be delivered seasonally to give you an overview of what's growing at Malloy's Nursery.We will highlight a few plants to give you the first scoop on what is "hot" for this spring. We will also include some plant growing hints and landscaping ideas that we hope you will find helpful.

There are many NEW plants that are growing at Malloy's. Take a look at the list below!

Look for What's Blooming at Malloy's Nursery!

Please let us know how we can be of help to you in future newsletters. Your feedback and suggestions are always welcome. info@malloynursery.com

Happy and Healthy New Year to all!

The Malloy Family


Red Knock Out Rose®

Nearly Wild Rose



R o s e s @ M a l l o y ' s




Red Knock Out Rose®

Color, size, long blooming season, and disease resistant are all part of the Knock Out® Rose's reliable characteristics. This ever-blooming rose is a carefree hybrid. It has a rounded compact growing habit with blue-green foliage turning more purple as it gets colder. The brilliant red flowers are prolific and bloom from spring to late fall in the North Florida or the Zone 8 area.

True total blackspot resistance is a reality now. This breakthrough shrub is a forerunner of truly disese-free roses in gardening future. So even the most unwilling or inexperienced gardener can now enjoy our national flower. Rounded, bushy and well behaved, this sparkling gem will perk up any landscape with lots of lovely single flowers.

The Knock Out Rose has red-blend blooms, a tea fragrance, and 7 petals. The bloom's average diameter is 3.5" with a single bloom form repeating all season. The blooming cycle is believed to be one of the longest observed to date for a rose plant.

Landscape Tip: At maturity the Knock Out® Rose will reach 3 feet tall with A spread of about 3 feet. A landscape shrub rose, an excellent selection for color groupings. This fabulous rose is cold hardy to zone 4 and is true total resistant to black spot.

Notes: What gardeners have said about the Knock out Rose,". . . they have great hardiness and disease resistance, they are low maintenance and are very free blooming."



No deadheading necessary

Disease resistance: Virtually no spraying

Shade Tolerant: As little as 4 hours of sunlight is requiredOne hard cut back in February is all the pruning needed

Blooms all year in warm climates

True blackspot resistant

Wonderfully Hardy


Plant top of root ball even with surface.

Water in with 400ppm-600ppm of a complete nitrate base fertilizer. Use 1/2 cup of a slow release fertilizer to a 3 gallon pot. Apply a second application of slow release fertilizer in Mid February for Zone 8 area.

Prune single and double cane plants to induce basal branch development prune any shoots more than 6" back to 4" or 5". Provide amle space for plants to fill out.Late January through March 1st, prune back all strongest canes to 2"- 4". Remove all other small caliper canes completely.

Plants will be full, strong and in full bloom early to mid April

ZONES 4- 9 See Zone Map




Nearly Wild Rose

The Nearly Wild Rose is a short bushy ever-blooming Floridunda. It has prolific single pink flowers with yellow and white centers. Blooms are medium pink with a mild fragrance.

Average diameter of the Nearly Wild Rose is 3.5" with a single bloom form which repeats.
Its height is 2' with a width of 2' to 3' and grows well in Zone 4 and higher.

Landscape Tip: Use the Nearly Wild Rose in mass plantings for best display. Fabulous color all season and all year long in warm climates. Give good air circulation for maximum performance and growth.


No deadheading necessary

Blooms all year in warm climates

Single Bloom in clusters

Proven cold-weather performer

Can blackspot when crowded - plant with 2-3' centers



Plant top of root ball even with surface.

Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross.

In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third.

In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.

Planting: Plant roses with 2-3 ft centers and prune to manage good air circulation.


ZONE 4 up See Zone Map




See the List of New Plants at Malloy's Nursery

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What's Blooming at Malloy's for SPRING

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The New 2003-2004 Malloy's Color Catalog is out. Please let us know if you need one.








What's Blooming at Malloy's

Beginning in March

Azaleas - our Southern indicas

Red Formosa

Magenta Formosa

White G.G. Gerbing

Pink Pride of Mobile

Light Pink George L. Tabor



white Wax and Wavy Leaf



dwarf pink Anthony Waterer

white Bridal Wreath


Flowering Vines

yellow Carolina Jessamine

white Confederate Jasmine

coral with yellow centers Cross Vine

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