Australia - Application No: 1992/065 on 27 Apr 1992 VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Groundcover. Applicant: Werner Noack.
Canada - Patent No: 0210 on 30 Apr 1996
Application No: 95-574 on 23 Feb 1994
Breeder: Werner Noack, Gütersloh, Germany
European Union - Patent No: 003995545
Germany - Patent No: 1147180
New Zealand - Patent No: 979 on 30 Jun 1995
Application on 8 Jul 1993
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made July 8, 1993 and granted June 30, 1995 (PVR Grant No. 979). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Noaschnee. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'White Flower Carpet'. This PVR Grant expires June 30, 2018.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,573 VIEW USPTO PATENT
The US Patent for Flower Carpet White describes it as a new and distinct variety of ground cover rose which forms continuously throughout the season attractive long-lasting pure white blossoms... the flowers appear in clusters and the outer petals tend to be wavy... the plant is winter hardy and sets small, orange-yellow hips...