Densely growing, long-flowering bushes to 1 m tall, useful for nature strips, massing and specimen planting. Names of these roses have been complicated by the combination of trademark names, true cultivar names and commercial synonyms.
FLOWER CARPETÃÂÂ® A series of compact plants, mostly to 50 cm tall, hardy and disease-resistant, flowering for most of the year, available as 'Noatraum' or A Pink Noack Groundcover PVJ 6(1)7, 'Noaschnee'or A White Noack. Groundcover PVJ 7(3)47, A 'Noamel' or A Apple Blossom Groundcover PVJ 10(1)49. First cultivars raised by the German breeder, Noack, in 1989. More cultivars can be expected in the series, including thornless forms.
MEIDILANDÃÂÂ® A series raised by the French breeder, Meilland. Plants grow to about 60 cm tall, have dense foliage and cover about 1 m of ground. Cultivars available include A 'Meiflopan' or A Alba Meidiland PVJ 7(4)40, A 'Meineble' or A Red Meidiland PVJ 7(4)40, A 'Meiplatin' or A Pearl Meidiland PVJ 6(4)53. More cultivars can be expected soon.
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.