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Arkansas Rose
Rosa arkansana var. arkansana


Arkansas rose occurs on the rocky slopes, thickets and dry prairies at an elevation of 3500 feet to 9000 feet in the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Wisconsin and Minnesota. In late spring large clusters of pink roses adorn its very upright, prickly stems. During freezing weather the stems may die to the ground.

Plant Habit or Use: groundcover
small shrub

Exposure: sun
partial sun

Flower Color: pink

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: hips

Height: 1.5 feet

Width: 2 feet

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

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