California Wild Rose

3 Mar

California Wild Rose (Rosa californica), 3-6 ft., pink flowers, sun to part shade, can tolerate some drought.

Rosa californica is a bush or thicket-forming shrub with prickly, curving stems. The fragrant flowers may grow singly or in inflorescences of several blooms. Each rose is open-faced and generally flat, with five petals in any shade of pink from almost white to deep magenta. It produces typical rose hips containing yellow seeds.

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