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Rosa laevigata

Common Name(s):
Cherokee rose
Categories:
Native Plants, Roses, Vines
Comment:

Not native to North Carolina but has naturalized; spreading, arching canes; climbing; semi-evergreen; vigorous; numerous hooked prickles; glossy dark green leaves; large orange-red hips; tolerates partial shade; poor soil; can be pruned to a 6 foot shrub; native; this plant is resistant to damage by deer. Type: Species

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower Color:
White with yellow stamens
Flower:
Large, single blooms in spring; does not repeat; 5 petals
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Fruit:
3 to 4 in. white fragrant flowers in spring
Type:
Climbing
Fragrance:
Moderate
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 549

Rosa laevigata Rosa laevigata
K. Yamada, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Rosa laevigata Rosa laevigata
T. Kiya, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Rosa laevigata Rosa laevigata
UBC Botanical Garden, CC-BY-SA-2.0