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Rugose Rose

Rosa rugosa
SOIL/SITE: Grows well in dry, sandy soils.
USES: Recommended for hedge rows; valuable for difficult sites such as banks, cuts, fills, sandy soils and salty environments.
WILDLIFE VALUE: Used by songbirds, mammals and upland game birds.
FLOWERS/FRUIT: Large persistent fruits (hips) filled with seeds.
SEED SOURCE: New Hampshire

Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000

1-2 yrs 6-12" $15 $25 $80 N/A N/A

Due to the invasive tendencies on some sites, we have been asked to discontinue sales of this species.  Spring 2017 will be the last year we will have rugose rose available for sale.


A coarse, dense shrub 4 to 6' in height with pink, occasionally white flowers. Non-native plant species are offered as alternative choices because of their benefit to wildlife and for their utility uses such as erosion control and site reclamation. Disclaimer: these plants are intended primarily for wildlife and songbird use. Some species may contain toxins harmful to humans if consumed.
Pink Rose
Pink Rose
Rose Hips
Rose Hips
Rose Hips
Rose Hips
White Rose
White Rose


Seedling Catalog

The Spring 2018 catalog will be available in December 2017.  The link to  the pdf will be updated at that time.
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for a pdf of the Spring 2017 catalog.

You may  email us or give us a call at 603.271.2214 to receive a catalog or be placed on the mailing list.  There is no email distribution list for the catalog.
The seedling order form is available to download by double clicking on the ordering link at the top of the page or click here.


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Our Spring 2018 catalog will be available this December.
Orders will be accepted once the catalogs are mailed.