nootka rose (Rosa nutkana)

green shrub with large pink rose flowers

nootka rose

 

Common name: nootka rose
Botanical name: Rosa nutkana

Light: full sun
Height: 4 – 8 feet
Water: moderate – usually found near water
Soil type: well-drained sandy to moderate loam

Deciduous shrub with large fragrant light pink to red flowers and large rose hips that are great for jelly; tends to spread freely