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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
rose [Pink Flower Carpet]
Rosa FLOWER CARPET PINK Rosa PINK FLOWER CARPET
Rosa 'Flower Carpet Pink'
Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered, 5-petalled flowers followed by showy red or purple fruits
Ground Cover roses are low, spreading shrubs with small, glossy leaves and clusters of single or double, occasionally slightly fragrant, flowers in summer, usually repeat-flowering
Pink Flower Carpet is a dwarf, spreading shrub with healthy, semi-evergreen, glossy foliage and large sprays of bright pink, semi-double flowers borne freely along the stems in summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in full sun with fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. For best flowering apply a balanced fertiliser and mulch in late winter or early spring and a balanced fertiliser again in early summer - see rose cultivation
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 19 (roses)
Pests Aphids, rose leafhopper, glasshouse red spider mite, scale insects, caterpillars, large rose sawfly and rose leaf-rolling sawfly may be a problem. Deer and rabbits can cause damage
May be affected by black spot, rose rust and rose powdery mildew
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rose [Pink Flower Carpet]
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