Rose (Rosa spinosissima) in the Roses Database

Botanical names:
Rosa spinosissima Accepted
Rosa altaica Synonym
Rosa rupincola Synonym
Rosa myriacantha Synonym
Rosa spinosissima var. altaica Synonym
Rosa pimpinellifolia Synonym

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Species, wild
Extra Color Info: White, with pink and yellow accents
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 5-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 3 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2019-05-21Rosa spinosissima var. altaica
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2013-06-29
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2019-05-20Rosa spinosissima var. altaica
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2013-06-29
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Spinosissima var. altaica
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2013-10-18 Fall colour; hips are black when mature.
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Location: From my collection. Poland.
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Date: 2006-10-16Photo courtesy of: Velela
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Date: 2006-10-16Photo courtesy of: Velela
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Date: 2006-10-16Photo courtesy of: Velela
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Date: 2015-01-29Photo courtesy of: Svdmolen
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Date: 2001-05-30Photo courtesy of: Sten Porse
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Date: 2005-11-22Photo courtesy of: Petr Filippov
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Date: 2008-05-17Photo courtesy of: Onno Zweers
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Date: 2005-06-19Photo courtesy of: Martin Olsson
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Date: 2010-06-22Photo courtesy of: Libby norman
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Date: 2011-07-22Photo courtesy of: Isidre blanc
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Date: 2011-04-26Photo courtesy of: Isidre blanc
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Date: 2011-05-05Photo courtesy of: Isidre blanc
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Date: 2009-10-03Photo courtesy of: 4028mdk09
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Date: 2015-01-29Photo courtesy of: 4028mdk09
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Date: 2009-11-07Photo courtesy of: 4028mdk09
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Thornless Roses by Sallymander Oct 13, 2019 7:34 AM 53
Hello, please could anyone tell me what these are and how can I get rid of them? by bitlost Jul 31, 2017 9:11 AM 3
Mystery Plant.. Maybe a rose? by Jmorris86 Jul 19, 2016 7:34 AM 6
Plant identification by Samueltijerina May 16, 2016 12:16 AM 14
Need help in finding a nursery/someone who sells spinosissima roses by Plantsmylove Dec 25, 2015 9:40 PM 6
A found rose.... by Andi Jun 4, 2011 8:20 AM 5

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