Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata) in the Roses Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Rosa laevigata Accepted
Rosa sinica Synonym
Rosa cucumerin Synonym
Rosa argyi Synonym
Rosa amygdalifolia Synonym
Rosa ternata Synonym

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Saucer-shaped
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit: Up to 25 feet tall
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Wild rose
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: Up to 25 feet
Plant Spread: Up to 15 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


Rose TriviaRose Trivia
February 9, 2013

This is a collection of little-known facts about the Rose, also known as the Queen of Flowers. The list was compiled by Joannabanana and dorab.

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