Rosa 'Flower Carpet Red'

Rose, Flower Carpet Red

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An incredibly prolific bloomer, this groundcover rose is a vivid spot of color from spring until winter. Low, dense foliage on mounding form with velvety, carmine red 2 inch wide flowers with bright yellow centers. Foliage is highly disease resistant, tinged red at first, then fading with age to dark green with burgundy edges. Tolerant of drought once established.

Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 10

Rose, Flower Carpet Red Growing and Maintenance Tips

Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Protect from extreme cold over first winter. As a groundcover, space plants 3 ft. apart. Feed with a timed-release rose fertilizer. Prune to shape in early spring - no fancy pruning is necessary. Pruning time: late winter or early spring.

Rosa 'Flower Carpet Red' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Container
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Ground Cover

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies