Rosa nutkana seeds (Nootka Rose)

$3.75

PNW native.  Starting late May, the air is filled with the scent of antique roses and lemons from the mass blooming of  single pink flowers clothing the entire plant for 2-3 weeks. Much loved by honey & bumblebees and many other beneficial insects.  Globe shaped red hips once/still used by our First Nations.

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Description

BC native rose. Masses of single pink fragrant flowers clothe the plant followed by globe shaped red hips once/still used by our First Nations. Profuse bloom starts late May and lasts 2-3 weeks. The sweet perfume of antique roses and lemons fills the air  Much loved by bees and other pollinators seeking nectar and pollen.  Easy to grow and tolerant to many soil types. Deer seem to ignore it.  Its dense branching makes is perfect as a hedge candidate.

  • Seed Count: 20-25
  • Collection Date: Sept 2020
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-9
  • Height and Width 3m x 3m
  • Germination test type: hand sort
  • Family: Rosaceae

How to germinate Rosa nutkana seeds:

Sow thinly at 4 mm deep. Keep moist; greater success with plastic cover. Cold stratify 8-12 weeks. Opt. germination temp: 15-22 C. Days to germ: 20-450.

 

 

 

 

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Weight 3 g

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