rosa palustris (swamp rose) native

Size: 1 gallon
  • fragrant, single, pink flowers
  • red fruit persists into the winter
  • medium green leaves turn dull red in the fall
  • canes are scattered with bristles, sparse on mature plants
  • bloom time: summer
  • zone 3 
  • height 150-175cm
  • spread 150-175cm 
  • colour pink
  • rosa palustris thrives along the margins of bogs, marshes, and waterways
  • it suckers to form a dense shrub and its rose hips provide food for wildlife
  • it is ideal for naturalized areas, native plantings, and wild gardens
  • grow in a fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts birds
  • attracts butterflies
  • fast growing
  • long blooming
  • native to ontario
  • fragrant
  • rock garden
  • bog or water garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)