Rose (Rosa 'Flower Carpet Apple Blossom') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Flower Carpet Apple Blossom'
'NOAmel'
'Apple Blossom'
'Mareva'
'Sommermelodie'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters
Rebloom: Excellent
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Short, 1-3 feet, spreading, suitable as ground cover
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Werner Noack, 1997

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 1-3 feet
Plant Spread: 3-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Sport of: Flower Carpet Pink
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 7, 2014 3:43 PM

I love Flower Carpet Apple Blossom. It does not need any spraying, always fungus free. The soft-colored full pompon-type flowers really are the color of apple blossoms. It blooms a lot and doesn't need much care, just some trimming to keep it in bounds.

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