How To Plant Flower Carpet Roses In Containers

Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom shows you how to plant the hardy, beautiful Flower Carpet Rose in a container. Yes, a container!

Here are few examples of how Flower Carpet works in containers – either on its own or mixed with annuals and perennials.

easy container display

Bunching containers together creates a nice full-looking container display.


easy care landscape plants

Flower Carpet Appleblossom works nicely in Victorian container


container gardening

Flower Carpet Coral planted with Coral Bells give a little “lift” to this bed of Lady’s Mantle.


bullet proof plants

This container with Flower Carpet pink can be moved to add color as needed throughout the season.


container gardens

Single white pots with single color plants (shown here, Flower Carpet Scarlet) add elegance to any setting. Photo by Lieuwe J. Zander,


bullet proof roses

Container of Flower Carpet with Lady’s Mantel and Carex perched on a stone wall


Flower Carpet red in container

This mix of single – plant containers can be easily moved and switched around throughout the summer.


Flower Carpet Rose Pink Supreme

Flower Carpet Pink Supreme as backdrop to large whiskey-barrel fountain


drought tolerant rose

A single planting of Flower Carpet Appleblossom rose welcomes visitors to sit and relax in this little cottage garden



5 Responses to How To Plant Flower Carpet Roses In Containers

  1. doris walton April 7, 2015 at 12:56 pm #

    Love ,love the beautiful colors .

  2. Christine Horan April 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm #

    Has anyone had luck growing mini orange & banana trees in the n.E . Of N.E. Of the USA in containers ?

    • Your Easy Garden Team April 29, 2015 at 12:44 pm #

      We don’t have any experience with either of those in containers but perhaps some of our readers have. Sorry we can’t be of more assistance.

  3. jeraldene May 26, 2015 at 6:52 am #

    Where are carpet roses found in Columbus, ga?

    • Your Easy Garden Team May 26, 2015 at 12:22 pm #

      Found at most garden centers and big box stores.

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