Flower Carpet® Scarlet Groundcover Rose
This fuss-free rose produces a profusion of brilliant, scarlet red flowers. Blooms from spring through fall – up to ten months in warm climates. Glossy, dark green foliage is mildew and black spot resistant. Highly adaptable, an excellent choice for borders, pots, and hanging baskets. Stunning when massed as a groundcover. Deciduous.
Average Size at Maturity: Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Flower Attribute: Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower Color: Red
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Garden Style: Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Fast
Landscape: Use Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light Needs: Full sun
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil Needs: All-Purpose Plant Food
Special Feature: Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water Needs: Moderate
Watering Needs: Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Design Ideas: Low profile and spreading habit make these the ideal filler plants for almost any application in full sun. Use to flesh out the front of the aging shrub or perennial border. Group in irregular combinations or mass as a true groundcover to compound the potent floral color display. Exceptional choice for lining the edge of a walk or driveway and filling the narrow strip that divides front yards. A beautiful choice for banks and slopes as coverage and erosion control. In traditional rose gardens, plant among taller shrub or cutting roses to tidy up the ground plain underneath. Outstanding in white French boxes or very large terra cotta pots. Makes particularly elegant potted patio tree on porch or terrace.