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.
ALBERTA WILD (PRICKLY) ROSE QUICK FACTS
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