Virginia Rose, Prairie Rose, Common Wild Rose Rosa virginiana

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Rosa virginiana

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Rosa

Species:

virginiana

Common Name:

Virginia Rose, Prairie Rose, Common Wild Rose

Lot#:
9802
Seeds Per Pound:
72,640
Quantity:
0.05 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
64
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
4-5 feet
Collection Locale:
MI
Crop Year:
1998
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.05 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Rosa virginiana , commonly known as the Virginia Rose , Common Wild Rose or Prairie Rose , is a woody perennial in the rose family native to eastern North America . In the Canadian maritimes, it grows with at an almost invasive rhythm. It is seen in meadows, vacant lots, ditches, even in dumps. more...
* 2 1/2" pink flowers, single or in small clusters; 1/2" bright red hips, lasting into winter; dark green foliage, purple, orange-red, crimson, and yellow in fall; grows very quickly; red canes; grows well in sand by the ocean; can be kept low with pruning; native to northeastern North America south to Arkansas.
* An infusion of the roots has been used as a wash to treat sore eyes. more...