Plant size: #5
5 feet high by 5 feet wide
Full Sun is ideal, tolerates part shade
This Rocky Mountain native bears delicate, fragrant, simple pink flowers in late spring/early summer followed by red rose hips that hold on the plant into winter. Wild rose has a fun and interesting history. Over time it has been consumed in such ways as tea, syrup, and flavoring powders. Dried petals have been used in perfumes and potpourri. The extensive root system is helpful in controlling erosion. Livestock, big game, and birds forage on the petals and fruits.
Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:
About sizes of our plants:
Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.