Flower Carpet Coral Rose
Rosa 'Flower Carpet Coral'
Height: 3 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4b
Group/Class: Flower Carpet Rose
Masses of coral blossoms with cream centers are presented on this true easy care groundcover rose; simple to grow and easy to maintain with no spraying; cut back to one third in late winter
Flower Carpet Coral Rose is covered in stunning fragrant coral-pink flowers with creamy white eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.
Flower Carpet Coral Rose is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Flower Carpet Coral Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Flower Carpet Coral Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.