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
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species, wild
Growth Habit: Arching canes, 3-7 feet
Fragrance: Moderate
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
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Rose hips, edible but only eat flesh. Seeds inside have lots of hairs can disrupt digestion.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Tea
Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Other: Seeds hairy, bad in digestion.
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Provincial Flower of Alberta, Canada

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Common names
  • Rose
Also sold as:
  • Arctic Rose
  • Circumpolar Rose
  • Oo-Takane-Bara

Photo Gallery
Location: Meise botanical garden
Date: 2022-05-17
Location: Fishing Bridge, Yellowstone National Park
Date: 2022-08-24
Location: Primorsky Kraj, Russia
Date: 2011-06-26
Prickly wild rose (Rosa acicularis). Called Prickly rose, Bristly
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04
flore pleno
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-01
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04

photo credit: Qwert1234

Date: 2012-06-20
Credit NPS Jacob W. Frank
Location: Nationale Plantentuin (Meise - Brussel - Belgium)

Date: June
credit: Ravedave

photo credit:  Walter Siegmund
Location: Banff, Canada | August 2022
Date: 2022-08-02
Location: Botanical Garden Copenhagen
Date: 2016-12-04
Location: Banff, Canada | July, 2022
Date: 2022-07-31
I think.
Location: Nationale Plantentuin (Meise - Brussel - Belgium)
Location:  Jasper, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-04
No, I'm not the person scratching their head. :-)

photo credit:  Walter Siegmund
Location: Botanical Garden Copenhagen
Date: 2016-12-04
Comments:
  • Posted by robertduval14 (Milford, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2016 7:15 AM concerning plant:
    Starting in 1987, Rosa acicularis has been featured on license plates in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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