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Sunshine Rose
Rosa arkansana v. suffulta


The sunshine rose grows on the prairies and plains of Central Texas and New Mexico and ranges north to Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and into Canada. Its 1-inch to 2-inch pink flowers adorn the erect, densely prickly stems in late spring and summer. White sunshine rose is a cultivated variety with white flowers.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub

Exposure: sun
partial sun

Flower Color: pink

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: hips

Height: 20 inches to 5 feet

Width: 2 to 3 feet

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

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