Patio, ground cover and landscape roses

These modern cultivars have been developed to fill a niche in the market not usually occupied by roses. They grow in various ways - spreading or mounding and often densely branched. They are used for pot specimens, landscape plants, carpeting and groundcover.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Rosa L.