Carolina Rose

Rosa carolina

A relatively slow spreader, this compact native rose is it is generally very upright, and occasionally sprawling. Carolina Rose bears fragrant, two-inch wide pink flowers with yellow centers …

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Plants 1 Gallon Pot
1+ $29.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
37930-GL
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial
Height 2' - 5'
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Time June, July, Aug
Spacing 1' - 2'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Birds, Pollinators, Host Plant, Deer Resistant

A relatively slow spreader, this compact native rose is it is generally very upright, and occasionally sprawling. Carolina Rose bears fragrant, two-inch wide pink flowers with yellow centers. Bright red rosehips appear in autumn and offer a popular source of food for the birds. The rosehips are extremely high in vitamin C and can be used in teas. Both Rosa carolina and Rosa blanda are host plants for the Apple Sphinx Moth caterpillar.