The Happy Chappy rose produces single petal ground cover roses in an array of different colors.
The bright colors include shades of pink, apricot, bright orange, and yellow. The center of each flower has a bright yellow eye and golden stamens.
These ground cover roses are a great choice for a beginner. They require very little maintenance to grow.
You can use them to add color to your garden, or you can grow them to hide a trouble spot in the garden, or line a garden bed with them. They go just about everywhere, including containers. They are a great choice for a hanging basket. They grow well in hangers, and give you a mix of pretty colors from the one plant.
The Happy Chappy rose is extremely disease resistant, and tolerant to many garden conditions such as heat and humidity.
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Type Ground cover (Some classify as a Shrub rose)
Hybridizer G. Peter Ilsink (Netherlands) around 1999
Blooms Shades of pink, yellow, apricot. One inch blooms are flat, single petal form with 5 petals
Foliage Dark green and glossy foliage
Growth Habits It grows only 2' high, but spreads up to 4' wide with a mounding, spreading habit.
Fragrance Slight fragrance
Hardy Zones zones 5-9
This is a quick growing rose with lots of color to add to the garden. It will brighten your garden with loads of cherry little flowers all season.
For the best flowering, plant 'Happy Chappy' in full sun, and keep the flowers deadheaded. Give it a good Spring pruning (by about 1/3), and it will reward you with plenty of beautiful rose blooms!