The Nootka Rose is a small to medium sized shrub that can reach heights of up to 10 feet at maturity. It is native to Western North America including Alaska, British Columbia, Washington State, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, California, Utah, Nevada and Colorado. Its appearance can range from loosely-formed shrub to dense thicket depending on location. Branches are laced with sharp thorns. In the spring, bright green, oval-shaped leaves form with fragrant , flowers forming shortly after that can range from bright pink to purplish-pink. In the fall, rosehips (fruit) form, which persist into winter. Unattended, this species is prone to aggressive spreading. It is hardy and can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, however it prefers moist soil and can be often found in the wild near edges of coastal marshes and clearings.
The Nootka Rose is adaptable to a wide range of soil types. It prefers moist soil and is adaptable to drier soil conditions. It prefers full sun exposure, but can tolerate partial shade conditions.
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