Desert RoseViability - Knowledgebase Question

Dallas, Ge
Question by janetjscanlo
August 3, 2008
I would like to know if a desert rose would be viable in Georgia. (I've just relocated here from very south florida and had lots of large potted desert roses i brought with me in the move but they all died this past winter) I am about 40 miles NW of Atlanta. The temperature here ranges from 98 to 12. I can never find the desaert rose sold at any gardening shop. Should i buy online and try it, maybe the move traumatized my south florida plants ?


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Answer from NGA
August 3, 2008

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Janet,

Desert rose is fine as a container plant so you can bring it in for the freezing days of the year. It will freeze if you try to grow it in the ground outside.

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