Rosa carolina (Pasture Rose)
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Rosa carolina

Pasture Rose

Heavily suckering, forming dense thickets. Canes covered with prickles when young, fewer on older canes. Flowers pink to red, solitary or in clusters of 2 to 3; very fragrant. Rosehips small, red, pear-shaped; keep good color into winter. Natural habitat is wet low grounds and stream borders.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June,August
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Rosa carolina

Attributes

Salt Tolerant
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Ornamental Fruit

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Mound

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Woodland

Bloom Time

June
August

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Solitary

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average