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'Flower Carpet ® Sunshine' rose Description
'Flower Carpet ® Yellow' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Fadi
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
43 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: NOAson
Exhibition name: Celina
Origin:
Bred by Werner Noack (Germany, 1990).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Light yellow.  Mild fragrance.  15 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 31" (80 cm).  Width of 31" (80 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1997/199  on  1997   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
European Union - Application No: 96/0186
Applicant/Breeders: Werner Noack. Proposal for a variety denomination: NOASON.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 1614
Patent protection surrendered on October 12, 2009.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 10,527   VIEW USPTO PATENT
The US Patent for this rose describes it as follows: Flower Carpet Yellow (NOAson) has attractive light yellow blossoms. Flowers most often appear in sprays of from 25 to 30 blooms each. Buds are a light soft yellow with some reddish coloration on the edges. Blossoms last approximately 3 to 4 days on the plant. Hips are small, round and green with a reddish tint. Winter hardiness is said to be good. The cross that produced this rose took place in May 1990.
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Ploidy determination: David Zlesak

In his garden in Norfolk, Robert Wharton, of Whartons Nurseries Ltd., reports the best rose varieties in his garden are: 'Flower Carpet Pink', 'Flower Carpet Sunshine', 'Flower Carpet White', 'The Fairy', 'Arthur Bell', 'Bonica', 'Ballerina' and 'Jacques Cartier'.