This Rose originating in the USA, has fragrant flowers pink formed by 5 petals. It should be placed in moist soil or covered by a few cm of water as border plant in ornamental ponds. It blooms between June and August. Not sensitive to frost.
Rosa palustris is a beautiful shrub native to the eastern United States. In July it produces simple fragrant flowers of 5 cm in diameter composed of 5 pink petals. The leaves are green, pinnate, divided into 7 segments. The fruit is a fleshy berry outside is bright red, and inside has a mass of seeds that are eaten by birds and spread,
It reaches a height of one meter and should be grown in moist soil or swampy, also flooded with a few centimeters of water. In nature it grows along the edges of streams and rivers, in marshes and swamps, in slightly acidic soil in a sunny or partial shade. The bloom lasts 6 to 8 weeks.
It should be planted along the edges of the pond surrounded by a few centimeters from the water or in areas immediately adjacent where the soil is always moist. Tolerates low temperatures and can withstand up to -25 C.
Available for purchase from spring to late autumn.
- 120 cm
- Sun Exposure:
- Full sun to partial shade
- Planting depth from the surface of the water:
- 0 cm, on the water surface
- Type of soil:
- USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
- 1 plant per square meter.
- Bloom Time:
- June - August
- Flower Color:
- Leaf color:
- Ease of Growth: