$8.95 – $15.95
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Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Color: Pale Pink
Flowers: 5 petaled flowers
They have a spreading perennial root system.
Medicinal Uses: Rose-hips contain high amounts of vitamin C. The Menomonie Tribe boiled the hips to make a medicinal syrup.
Food Uses: Petals can be used in salads, to make tea, or candied. The hips can be used for syrup or jam when combined with sour apples or pectin. If no other food source is found, the fleshy exterior of the hips can be eaten raw. They are a good source of vitamin C, but not very tasty.
More Information: Attractive to birds, bees and butterflies!
Other Names: Early Wild Rose