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'Flower Carpet ® Pink' rose Description
'Emera ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Huyustus
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
74 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: NOAtraum
Origin:
Bred by Werner Noack (Germany, 1988).
Introduced in United States by Takao Nursery in before 2020 as 'Pink Veil'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Carmine-pink.  Mild fragrance.  15 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, semi-double to double, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Arching, bushy, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 1' to 30" (30 to 75cm).  Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
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  on  31 Jul 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/346,393  on  2 May 1989
he present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of groundcover rose plant bearing miniature blooms, which was originated by my crossing as seed parent the variety known as "Immensee" and as pollen parent the variety known as "Amanda". The varietal denomination of this new rose is "Flower Carpet".
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
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'.

[Source: Pink Veil]