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Rosa virginiana

Common Name(s):
Virginia rose
Category:
Native Plants
Comment:

Purple to red-orange to yellow fall foliage; glossy dark green leaves; dense mass of erect canes

Wildlife Value: Attracts birds.

Height:
4-6 ft.
Zones:
3-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Exposure:
Moist soil
Fruit:
2 in. single pale pink flowers in summer; shiney scarlet hips that persist into winter
Tags:
cpp, deciduous, fall foliage, fall color, birds, wildlife, fall interest

NCCES plant id: 551

Rosa Virginiana Rosa Virginiana
Stephen Horvath, CC BY-ND-2.0
Rosa Virginiana Rosa Virginiana
wplynn, CC BY-ND-2.0