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Rosa palustris

Swamp Rose

Arching branches hold fragrant, single blooms followed by fleshy rose hips that enclose and protect the developing seeds.

  • »  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

  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:150-175 cm
  • Spread:150-175 cm
  • Bloom Color: Pink
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Additional Information about Rosa palustris

Native to Ontario

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Rosa palustris

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.