Prickly Rose

Rosa acicularis        


A low growing bushy shrub with reddish branchlets. Acicularis (needle-like) describes the slender, straight prickles that cover stems to ground level. Fragrant pink flowers appear in June-July which produce bright red round to egg shaped rose hips in the fall. The provincial flower of the province of Alberta.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Shrub

    Height: 3 Feet

    Blooms: June to July

    Bloom Colour: Pink

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

    Soil: Dry to Moist, Sandy/Gravel, Clay & Average Soil

    Habitat: Dry Open Slopes, Open Woodlands, Shores, Wet Meadows, Swamps & Upland Open Woods

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