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.
Height: 3 Feet
Blooms: June to July
Bloom Colour: Pink
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