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nootka rose

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Nootka rose bloom
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Nootka rosa in bloom

Rosa nutkana

Deciduous Shrub

Height: 10 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Attractive pink blooms, and large red fruit (hips) that persist in the winter. Covered with prickles, aggressive spreader.

Keywords: aggressive, birds, broad, butterflies, edible, fire-resistant , fruit, pink, red, spreading, thorns or prickles, upright

Articles that mention this plant: Deer resistant plants

Plans that use this plant:Moist, sunny