Ground Cover Roses grow low to the ground, spread out, and require very little to keep them beautiful. These ground cover carpet roses are ideal for a massed planting. They are hardy, no-fuss roses that are low-growing, but can spread 4-8 ft, depending on the variety. They can quickly cover an area with attractive blooms.
They bloom over a long period of time, with a wide variety of colors available. They have shallow, spreading roots that help prevent erosion, while also making the area a spot of beauty. Often Rambler roses will be used for this purpose, to help stabilize soil on slopes.
Carpet roses are noted for their lavish blooms, abundant healthy foliage, and good disease resistance.
Some of the favorite roses include the Meidiland
series of roses. These are Floribunda roses that have a low growth
habit, and are hardy, easy to care rose plants.
A very colorful rose! It requires so little care, that it is often used in street plantings! Small flowers (2 inches wide, with 17-25 petals) are born in clusters. The plants grow 2-3 feet tall, and can spread 4-5 feet in every direction. It would be best to space plants 8 feet apart for the best coverage. The foliage is glossy bright green, and impervious to disease. AlthoughDeadheading
is not necessary, you will get lots more blooms if you do. Hardy zones 4-10
Bonica is a compact rose, growing just 3 to 5 feet high in mild climates (a bit shorter farther north, taller farther south and west), with a spread of about 4 feet.
It is upright and arching, with an excellent
The blooms are a light, clear pink, and are formed in perfect hybrid tea symmetry. (stunning blooms)
Another beauty! This is a super-floriferous ground cover rose with large, fragrant pink blooms.
'Baby Blanket' has everything you look for in a great rose of this type; Great disease resistance, superior heat tolerance, a compact spreading habit, and nonstop flowers all summer!
The flowers on this rose are the sweetest pink color!
These extremely disease-resistant roses are among the easiest roses to grow. Each Fantasy Rose will produce wonderful displays of prolific blooms that measure up to 3" across. They continue to bloom throughout the summer and into the fall. Plant them where they will get full sun and enjoy the blooms all season!Rose, Fantasy Red Groundcover Rose, Fantasy Pink Groundcover
Starry Night Always in bloom, this care-free ground cover rose bears huge clusters of single white flowers with golden stamens. Spreads 4-6 ft. hardy zones 4-10
Electric Blanket Glowing coral/pink blooms in small clusters on short, strong stems. Repeat bloom is very fast. Bush spreads 3 feet across Hardy zones 4-10
Gourmet Popcorn These white miniature ground cover roses are very highly rated. Bears large clusters of white blooms. Hardy zones 4-10
Cape Cod Large, single petaled light pink flowers bloom profusely all summer. Hardy zones 4-10First Light
This light pink shrub rose has small single flowers and purple stamens, Hardy zones 5-9
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