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.

nootka rose flower

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

nootka rose hedge

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

nootka rose with bee

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • nootka rose flower
  • nootka rose hedge
  • nootka rose with bee

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Shrub Swamp
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
A common roadside species in the valley.
Mature Height:
5-7’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Adaptable to most soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental