Smooth Rose



Common Name: Smooth Rose

Latin Name: Rosa blanda

Type: Small Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil: Sand-Loam-Clay

Moisture: Dry-Slightly Moist

Tolerances: Drought, Compaction, Salt, Juglones

Description: Few thorns adorn the stems of this dense-growing shrub that provides shelter to local birds. Pink, single-petalled blooms appear in late spring. Rosehips (the fruit) offer an attractive food source for birds in winter.

Planting Notes: Quick growing once established. Will send out suckers. Cut back or provide space to spread.