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Nootka Rose | Rosa nutkana

Nootka rose is a deciduous flowering shrub with attractive pink blossoms that are 1.5-3″ wide. Blooms from late spring to mid-summer. Grows up to 9′ tall with prickles at the base of each toothed leaf.

Plant Details

HabitatsOak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Shrub Swamp, Shallow Marsh, Wet Prairie
Habitat NotesA common roadside species in the valley.
Mature Height5-7’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceAdaptable to most soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental