'Blooming Carpet' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.Registration name: NOAtraum
Carmine-pink. Mild fragrance. 15 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), in large clusters, cupped bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Arching, bushy, spreading. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 1' to 30" (30 to 75 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for ground cover. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Australia - Application No: 1990/091 on 29 Aug 1991 VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Groundcover. Applicant: Werner Noack.
Canada - Patent No: 0209 on 30 Apr 1996
Application No: 95-157
According to the Canadian Plant Breeders' Rights Office, an application (No. 95-157) for NOAtraum
was filed by Werner Noack. Certificate No. 0209 was granted April 30, 1996.
New Zealand - Patent No: 755 on 20 May 1993
United States - Patent No: PP 7,282 VIEW USPTO PATENTFlower Carpet
is described in its US Patent as follows: A new and unusal groundcover rose bearing deep pink miniature blooms. The blossoms last a long time on the plant...
In his column Roses Abroad
in the January 1998 issue of the American Rose
magazine (pp.16-7), Sean McCann says this rose makes a great candidate for a hanging basket.
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data were taken on well-established roses.
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'.