Rosa pisocarpa Clustered Wild rose, Peafruit Rose, Swamp Rose

  • Rosa pisocarpa,  Clustered Wild rose, Peafruit Rose, Swamp Rose
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FACU-Usually found in upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 2-3 ft., 1-1.5 ft.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 6 ft., 3 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 8 ft., 5 ft.
 

A native rose with deep pink flowers followed by hips which provide food for wildlife. Reaches 3-12 feet tall. Can grow in wetlands or uplands. Very vigorous. Can spread by roots which can do a good job of holding soils on hills or erosion prone areas.

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