Landscape roses

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 CARPET® 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.

MEIDILAND® 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: 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.