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PlantFiles: Woods Rose, Mountain Rose, Fragrant Rose, Wild Rose
Rosa woodsii

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Species: woodsii (WOODS-ee-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Rosa deserta
Synonym:Rosa fimbriatula
Synonym:Rosa macounii
Synonym:Rosa woodsii var. fendleri
Synonym:Rosa woodsii var. woodsii

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)
Medium pink (mp)
Deep pink (dp)
Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer


Patent Information:

Other Details:
Stems are moderately thorny
Sets hips

Pruning Instructions:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive nevadagdn On Feb 28, 2005, nevadagdn from Sparks, NV (Zone 7a) wrote:

Hips and fall color are especially attractive, but the fall color takes several years before it appears. This rose is large and sturdy. Watch for runners. They go EVERYWHERE.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

South Lake Tahoe, California
Sparks, Nevada
Schulter, Oklahoma
Spokane, Washington

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