For flowers, feed at time of planting and then repeat every 4 months during the growing season.
For roses, initial feeding in the spring prior to bud break, just after bud break or at time of planting.
For roses, second feeding, 4 months after the initial feeding. Cease feeding 2 months before the first expected frost to allow canes to harden-off and prepare for winter.
New roses, established roses, container roses and flowers.
New Roses: sprinkle 1/2 cup fertilizer on the soil surface around the base of the rose bush.
Established Roses: sprinkle evenly 1/2 cup fertilizer on the soil surface around the base of the rose bush.
Container Roses: Sprinkle evenly recommended amount of fertilizer around the base of the rose bush. (1 gallon container= 1 teaspoon. 3 gallon container= 1 tablespoon. 5 gallon container= 2 tablespoons, 1/8 cup).
Flowers: sprinkle 3/4 cup fertilizer evenly over a 5 foot x 5 foot area. May be worked into top 1/4-inch of soil if desired
Apply when listed pests are seen or found. Reapply every 7 to 10 days until infestation is eliminated. Do not exceed 0.4 lbs imidacloprid per acre per year. This can contains 0.00024 lbs of imidacloprid.
For use in outdoor residential gardens. Not for use on lawns.