Smooth Rose

Botanical Name: Rosa blanda

Height: about 1.5 m

Season of bloom: late June into July

Growing Conditions: Sun, moist, well-drained soil.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: Mostly without thorns but stems are well-armed at their base.

Similar species: Shining Rose

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