Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata) in the Roses Database

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Botanical names:
Rosa laevigataAccepted
Rosa sinicaSynonym
Rosa cucumerinSynonym
Rosa argyiSynonym
Rosa amygdalifoliaSynonym
Rosa ternataSynonym

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
Class:Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit:Up to 25 feet tall
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
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
Containers:Not suitable for containers


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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need info on what this plant is by coleenrena Mar 13, 2017 9:39 AM 14
Roses... Evergreen? by EvergreenMike Jul 27, 2016 7:32 PM 1
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