Native Region: Northern North America and essentially circumpolar
Zone Range: 7-10
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Monday 10 September, 2018
Seed count: 20-25
This robust species rose has stems densely covered with short weak prickles, and toothed mid-green leaves divided into 5-7 oblong leaflets. It bears solitary, showy, single pink flowers 5-7 cm. on short side branches, followed by small red hips. Height to 3 meters, spread 2 meters. Alberta provincial flower, on Alberta license plates since 1987.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in autumn. Grow in moderately-fertile, well-drained humusy soil in full sun.