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.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||0 cm, on the water surface|
|Spacing:||1 plant per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||June - August|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
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.