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: (2002). Rosaceae. In: . 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.