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'Flower Carpet ® Sunshine' rose Description
'Flower Carpet ® Sunshine' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: NOAson
Exhibition name: Celina
Bred by Werner Noack (Germany, 1990).
Light yellow.  Mild fragrance.  15 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 31" (80 cm).  Width of 31" (80 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
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  on  4 Aug 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/783,314  on  15 Jan 1997
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 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'.