Common Name: Smooth Rose
Latin Name: Rosa blanda
Type: Small Shrub
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
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.