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Species: Cluster Wild Rose

Scientific Name: Rosa Pisocarpa

Classification: Deciduous Shrubs



Description: The Cluster Rose, also commonly known as the Swamp Rose is a medium-sized shrub that can reach heights of up to 6 feet at maturity. It is native to Western North America, including British Columbia, Washington State, Idaho, Oregon and Northern California. In the spring, the bright green, fruit-shaped leaves emerge with the buds, which erupt into clusters of fragrant, small, five-pedal flowers, which can range in color from white to pink. The species can have a few thorns, but not many, compared to other wild rose species. In the fall, red to yellow colored rosehips (fruit) form, which persist into winter. Although commonly found in marshy, wetland areas, this is a hardy species and can tolerate a range of soil conditions, so it also commonly found in drier areas as well. It naturally prefers coolers locations, however so partial shade areas are suitable.

Site Conditions: The Cluster Rose, is a hardy species and adaptable to a range of soil types. It prefers moist soil but tolerant of drier soil conditions. It prefers partial shade but is adaptable to full shade conditions.

Stock: This species is in stock and available for pickup at our Arlington, WA location or available for delivery

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