From thorny stems are borne fragrant, 2″ wide, 5-petaled, pink flowers. Flowers occur singly or in small clusters. The fruit, a hip, turns from dark green to bright red as it ripens.
|Season Bloom||May - June|
|Habitat||A low, freely suckering shrub. Though one of the most shade-tolerant roses, this species grows best in open, sunny locations. It is susceptible to fungal problems. Special value to Native Bees, Bumble Bees, provides nesting materials.|
|Leaf Description||Green Shrub|
|Soil Type||All Types|
|Light Source||Partial Shade, Sun|
|Location||Shoreline, Rain Garden, Woodland|