The prostrate, or ground-covering, roses are a group of rustic roses, with deciduous leaves, which have the particularity of developing in width, forming carpets of vegetation. They are therefore very suitable for covering embankments or the front part of borders or terraces. If grown in pots, it can be used as hanging. Sometimes, they are also used to decorate and embellish urban areas, central reservation because they need very little care and are easy to cultivate. The bush can grow up to 3 meters in width, with a bush-shaped habit with a rounded shape that, in general, cannot reach forty centimeters in height. The flowers, which vary in color from white to bright pink, bloom during the warm season gathered in corymbs. The leaves, on the other hand, are dark green, shiny, smooth and have serrated edges. When you irrigate the ground cover roses, take care not to wet flowers and leaves to avoid fungal diseases, while as regards pruning, the younger plants only need a spring topping to give them a compact structure. When several years have passed since the transplant, pruning will be carried out eliminating old and too large branches.