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Rosa californica



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Inventory changes throughout the day, so this does not guarantee immediate availability. We may be able to source or transfer items not currently in our inventory. Due to CDFA regulations, material in Carmel Valley, Orange, Redondo Beach, San Juan Capistrano, and Vista cannot be transferred to Northern CA.

About This Product

Botanical Name: Rosa californica

Common Name: California Wild Rose

A California-native deciduous shrub that forms a thorny thicket of roses. Fragrant flowers are delicate and lovely. Petals are creamy-pink and stamens are pastel yellow. Blooms from spring through summer. Beneficial for wildlife, birds, and very popular with all sorts of pollinators. Leaflets are green with a bluish-hue and have serrated edges. Stems and midribs are laden with prickles and thorns. Tolerates clay soils. Spreads by rhizomes. Rose hips are edible, medicinal, and make a delicious tea.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones A1 - A3; 1 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 4 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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