Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Arctic Rose, Circumpolar Rose, Prickly Wild Rose
Rosa acicularis

bookmark
Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Species: acicularis (ass-ik-yew-LAIR-iss) (Info)

» View all varieties of Roses

One vendor has this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Class:
Species

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

Bloom Color:
Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:
Single

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Habit:
Bush

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Sets hips

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By simple layering

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Todd_Boland
Thumbnail #1 of Rosa acicularis by Todd_Boland

By kennedyh
Thumbnail #2 of Rosa acicularis by kennedyh

By kennedyh
Thumbnail #3 of Rosa acicularis by kennedyh

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Todd_Boland On Jan 13, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This species is the provincial floral emblem for Alberta, Canada. It is a lovely wild rose with single pink flowers that are highly fragrant. They are also drought-tolerant, being a plant of the prairies. They will also grow in dappled shade, amking them useful for a woodland setting. The blooming seaon is from June to early August.

Regional...

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

Anchorage, Alaska
College, Alaska
Kodiak, Alaska
Chelan, Washington



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America