Sweet Drift® Rose

Average: 4 (1 vote)




Clusters of clear pink double flowers sit atop dark green glossy foliage. Abundant, continuous flowering and exceptional disease resistance makes this a perfect choice for use along pathways, hillsides or at the front of a border.

Sweet Drift® Rose was selected as one of the University of Georgia's Plants of Distinction in 2013.  Sweet Drift® Rose was awarded the Gold Medal for Ground Cover Roses at the Rose Hills International Rose Trials in 2013 and also won the Frederick Law Olmsted Award for Best Groundcover at the Biltmore International Rose Trials in May, 2014.


Sweet Drift® Rose

Plant Type: 
Flower Color: 
Flowers / Petal Count: 
Small, 30-35 petals
Growth Habit: 
Hardiness Zone: 
1 1/2'
Meilland International
Light Requirements: 
2 1/2'

Additional Tips

It's low, spreading habit makes it perfect for small gardens and combination planters...

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Your rating: 5
I have planted these sweet roses along the path of my garden. Since the day I planted them they given me much joy. They are very sweet, as their name. With a soft tea rose sent I love them so much, I plan to plant them around my deck. Take it from me once you buy one you'll be back for more.

Your rating: 4
This rose performed beautifully for me in Northern California. At one year, it spread to a width of 3.5ft but stayed under 20" in height. It bloomed all summer with a profusion of lovely pink flowers, with a deeper pink color developing in October. Highly recommend this rose. Low maintenance and happy in a full sun position. Great coverage.

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