Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-4 (6) ft Width: 5-10 ft
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: red
Noted for: Showy flowers, thorns
Recommended Uses: Good hedge plant. Rose garden. Rear of a wildflower garden.
Considerations: Thorny (well, you would expect that for a rose!)
Propagation: Seed, cuttings.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts birds and a variety of insects, especially important for native bees.
Native Habitats: Dry deciduous forests. Also cultivated.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: