Rose, Rugosa


Rose rugosa

Rugosa rose is a hardy, spreading shrub, with showy pink flowers. This species is not native to Minnesota, but is similar to our native roses. It forms a dense, thorny hedge.

This rose is often planted for landscaping, erosion control, and pollinator habitat. It is tolerant of salt and drought, making is a good plant for urban planting and road sides.


  • Size: 18" - 24"
  • # per Bundle: 25
  • Soil Type: Adaptable - sandy to clay
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Moisture: moderate to dry
  • Height: 4'-6'
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District

505 3rd St N, Ste A,
Virginia, MN 55792
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4 Monday-Friday and by appointment

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Wednesday, June 9th at 10:30 a.m.
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