rosa blanda (meadow rose) native

Size: 1 gallon
  • single, light pink, fragrant flowers
  • smooth, bright red, rose hips in July persist into the winter
  • dull, blue-green leaves
  • canes are scattered with bristles, to thornless with attractive, red bark
  • bloom time: spring
  • zone 2 
  • height 125-150cm 
  • spread 150-200cm
  • colour pink, pale pink
  • spreads vigorously by root suckers once established and is virtually thornless
  • will thrive in full sun or partial shade
  • the rose hips are an excellent source of vitamin C
  • full sun, partial sun/shade 
  • attracts butterflies
  • attracts birds
  • attracts butterflies
  • attracts birds
  • deer resistant 
  • long blooming
  • native to ontario
  • fragrant
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)