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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Class:

Species

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Single

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Shade-tolerant

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

South Lake Tahoe, California

Sparks, Nevada

Schulter, Oklahoma

Spokane, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.