This very hardy native of the East Coast grows as far north as Newfoundland and northern Quebec. It grows into a neat mound with a suckering habit. The flowers are simple, with five bright pink petals. These are followed by large red rose hips covered in bristles. The branches are also covered with red bristles. The leaves are pinnate, with 4 to 5 pairs of narrow, glossy leaflets. It grows in boggy areas in its native habitat. Fall color is a mix of red and purple.
May - June, July - August
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Native to Midwest