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How Much Sun Do Knockout Roses Need?

By Nannette Richford

Plant knockout roses in a sunny area that receives 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight a day. Partially shaded locations are fine, but may inhibit color and abundance of blooms.

 

About the Author

 

Nannette Richford is an avid gardener, teacher and nature enthusiast with more than four years' experience in online writing. Richford holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from the University of Maine Orono and certifications in teaching 7-12 English, K-8 General Elementary and Birth to age 5.