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Rosa blanda

Also called Smooth Wild Rose


More About Rosa blanda

  • Single, light pink, fragrant flowers
  • Smooth, bright red, rose hips in July persist into the winter
  • Dull, blue-green leaves
  • Canes are scattered with bristles, to thornless with attractive, red bark
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario 

 

Zone:

2

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

150-200 cm

Colour:

Pink,Pink (pale)
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Meadow Rose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Spreads vigorously by root suckers once established and is virtually thornless. Will thrive in full sun or partial shade. The rose hips are an excellent source of vitamin C. 


Rosa blanda Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Rock garden
Rock garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring
Spring

Habit

Mounding
Spreading
Clumping
Spreading
Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Blue
Green
Blue

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge
Foundation planting
Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge