Nootka Rose


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Rosa nutkana

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 24″

Sun: Prefers full sun

Soil Conditions: Dry, well drained sites

Special Uses:  Supports pollinators, birds, hummingbirds

Forms dense clumps with large pink flowers.  Fruit eaten by birds and small mammals.  Browse for deer and elk. Very hardy.

Habitat Notes: Found in a variety of habitats from open, dry sites to boggy wet areas. Prefers full sun and some moisture to thrive. Prolific spreader.

ID Notes:  Straight thorns on stem. Small serrated leaves and pink flowers in early summer. Keeps rose hips through winter.


SKU: 24 Categories: ,


Height at 20 yrs. 6 ft. Deer Browse Low
Mature Height  10 ft. Wildlife Value   Moderate
Growth Rate Rapid Timber Value   N/A
Lifespan Moderate Resprout Ability  Yes
Moisture Use High Hardiness  High
Drought Tolerance Moderate  
Sun Tolerance High  

USDA Plant Database

Wildflower Native Plant Database

Photo Credits: The Wild Garden,