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Alberta Wild (Prickly) Rose

Alberta Wild (Prickly) Rose

Alberta Wild (Prickly) Rose

Rosa acicularis


(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

Alberta's provincial flower, Alberta Wild Rose, is a small, deciduous shrub known for its beautiful pink blooms and thick, thorny stems.

Native to Canada, this hardy perennial is an attractive addition to any garden. Wildlife enjoy its edible rosehips, which inclined growers can use in jams, jellies, and rose hip tea.


Common Wild RoseAmur MapleCommon Purple LilacNanking CherrySnowberry
Common Wild RoseAmur MapleCommon Purple LilacNanking CherrySnowberry


Zone: 1a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Light: any
Fall colour: bright red
Flowers: pink,blooms between May and June. Flowers are both male and female
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium

Other names: arctic rose, bristly rose, prickly wild rose

Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Rose, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting, Winter Interest, Xeriscaping

Ships to Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes

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