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Rosa Flower Carpet White (Groundcover Rose)

Rose Flower Carpet White, Rosa 'Emera Blanc', Rosa 'NOAschnee', Rosa 'Opalia', Rosa 'Ophalia', Rosa 'Schneeflocke', Rosa 'White Flower Carpet', Shrub Roses, Groundcover Roses

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Rose 'Flower Carpet White', Rosa 'Flower Carpet White', Groundcover Roses, White roses

Blooming its heart out, Rose Flower Carpet White is an impressive groundcover rose which produces abundant clusters of delightfully fragrant, pure white flowers, 2 in. wide (5cm), that retain their color. The fresh and iridescent blossoms are borne atop a compact and dense bush of rich glossy dark green foliage that is noted for its strong disease resistance.

Flower Carpet White belongs to the Flower Carpet Roses Series which are known for their long bloom seasons, bright colors, profuse flowering, and natural resistance to leaf diseases that can plague roses, such as black spot and mildew. These roses also enjoy improved heat and humidity tolerance.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Blooms in flushes from late spring until frost
  • Growing in a low-growing and compact bush up to 14-24 in. tall (35-60 cm) and 36 in. wide (90 cm), this groundcover Rose is perfect for beds, borders, city gardens, cottage gardens, mass plantings, or containers.
  • Best grown in full sun or part shade, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils. Best flower production in full sun. Grows well in partial shade (4 – 5 hours of sun per day) with reduced blooms. In zones 6 and below, continued winter protection is advised. In areas of intense heat, protect by planting in semi-shade (with plenty of filtered light), and keeping well-watered. Very tolerant of dry conditions once established.
  • Very tolerant of common rose blights such as black spot and mildew. It does not require routine chemical spraying and dusting in the landscape, apply only if needed.
  • Can be planted anytime during Spring, Summer, or Fall.
  • Low maintenance, this Rose does not require fancy pruning. Cut back by 1/3 annually in late winter or early spring. Trim to shape any time of year, if desired.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 11
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Groundcover Rose, Rosa - Shrub Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 11
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Groundcover Rose, Rosa - Shrub Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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