Prickly Rose

Rosa acicularis

$17.00$32.00 + GST

A cold hardy, native, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. Ideal for small landscapes with single pink blooms and yellow centers on attractive prickly stems blooming mid to late spring only. To encourage re-blooming, dead-heading is recommended. Produces an abundance of red hips in late summer adding fall interest. Features dark green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 3 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Rosa acicularis
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts bees, butterflies and birds

Applications:

Used as an accent or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

Has sharp thorns

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Flowers thoughout the season

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil, but will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers slightly acidic soil

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deadheading is needed to extend flowering. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot

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