- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 1 - 2 Feet
- Mature Spread 1 - 2 Feet
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
Rosa Flower Carpet Amber, also known as Amber Flower Carpet Rose, is a gamechanger for groundcover roses. It will be covered in soft red buds by spring, which will open to semi-double amber blossoms that fade to a lovely peach color. The dense mounding foliage provides a dark green backdrop for the flowers, which continue their show until frost. This rose was bred for superior tolerance to heat and humidity, and for high resistance to black spot and mildew, which plague older rose types.
Amber Carpet is compact, reaching 1 -2 feet high, and spreads to approximately 5 feet. The blooms are lightly fragrant. It is deciduous and quite cold hardy to zone 4. These roses look lovely in a mixed border or foundation planting, or try them in patio containers, so their blooms can be more readily admired.
Amber Flower Carpet Rose Care
This rose grows best in full to part sun, with 4 - 5 hours of direct sunlight. Plant it in well-draining soil, rich in organic matter. This carpet rose will grow in clay, sandy, and loam soils and is not particular about pH. Water regularly during the growing season, especially during the hottest parts of the summer. It will become drought tolerant once the roots have established. Feed your rose bush with bone meal, and top dress with high quality compost each spring.
In early spring, cut back the stems by one-third, just above a growth node. Remove stems that are dead, damaged, or crossing. Cut older stems back to the base to encourage new growth and rejuvenate older plants. Make sure to wear thick garden gloves while working with this rose to prevent getting pricked by its thorns. No deadheading is required.
Amber Flower Carpet Rose Spacing
For mass planting, space these roses approximately 5 feet apart to achieve full ground coverage. If space is lacking, try growing an Amber Flower Rose in a large hanging basket, where it can trail over the sides and beautify a front porch or patio.
Amber Flower Carpet Rose Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 1 - 2 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 5 - 6 Feet|
|Spacing: 5 - 6 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): Orange|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Red|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies|
|Uses: Containers, Groundcovers, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Amber Flower Carpet Rose|
|Scientific Name: ROSA `FLOWER CARPET AMBER`|
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.