Rose (Rosa acicularis) in the Roses Database

Also sold as:
Arctic Rose
Circumpolar Rose

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size:Small: under 2"
Bloom shape:Flat
Petal count:Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color:White and white blend
Medium pink
Class:Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit:Arching canes, 3-7 feet
Optimal growing zones:USDA zone 2 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:3-7 feet
Plant Spread:3-6 feet
Flower Color:Pink
Flower Time:Late spring or early summer
Uses:Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Propagation: Seeds:Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Various insects

credit: Ravedave

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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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2016 7:15 AM

Starting in 1987, Rosa acicularis has been featured on license plates in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Help identifying this rose species by bennysplaceJun 9, 2016 10:02 AM4

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