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Rosa villosa

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
RO-zuh vil-OH-suh
Description

These plants are frequently damaged by deer.

Form:  Arching fountain

Site:  Moist, well-drained soil; tolerates heavy clay and moderate drainage

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Species:
    villosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 5 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Winter
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    1 to 2 in. single blush-pink flowers; large, bristly orange-red hips; persists into winter
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Glossy blue-green leaves; may develop good yellow fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No