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Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana

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Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana

Species Name: Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
Common Name: Wood Rose

Very fragrant flowers, great fall color. A good choice for high elevations. Forms a thicket, good as a barrier plant, but can be invasive. Prefers regular garden care.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 9' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Spreads by rhizomes, forms thickets
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Eastern Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Montane coniferous forests

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