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Rosa acicularis - Prickly Wild Rose - Rosaceae (The Rose Family)
Rosa acicularis - Prickly Wild Rose - Rosa acicularis, the wild rose, is the provincial flower of Alberta with lovely, single, fragrant pink flowers and nice rose hips.
Rosa acicularis - Rosa acicularis, the wild rose, is the provincial flower of Alberta with lovely, single, fragrant pink flowers and nice rose hips.


 
9cm
Price: $8.99
Zone Hardiness: 1-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: 4-6'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)

Availability: Most main catalogue plants ready May 15 to June 30. 
Product Code: 12198
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Rosa acicularis, known as the prickly wild rose, bristly rose, wild rose, or Arctic rose, is the provincial flower of Alberta an commonly found throughout that province and in BC as well as across the Northern Hemisphere. It grows as an upright, arching shrub with lovely, single, fragrant pink flowers followed by attractive, elongated red rose hips all on stems with copious thorns of various sizes. The rose hips can be used to make jelly and tea and the flowers are edible. Popular with native bees. Tolerant of sun to shade. Hardy to zone 1! Photo: Wikipedia.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Fall
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: No
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Dry to moist open forests, thickets, stream banks, rocky or grassy bluffs and slopes, clearings, and wooded hillsides across the Northern Hemisphere.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America, Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia, Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan, Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
  • BC Native: Yes


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