Tree Detail

Rosa woodsii


Wild Pink Rose

Rosa woodsii   

Category: deciduous shrub   Size: medium

Mature Size: 4' high and spreads wide

Zone: 2-7   Growth Rate: moderate to rapid


Elevation (if known): to 10,000 ft.

Water: Low

Soil : Not particular

Sun: Full sun promotes blooming

Comments: My pink flowering ones were harvested near Terrace Reservoir. While I like them, they don’t have a long bloom time and are very aggressive spreaders. I would plant them off by themselves if I had it to do over again!

Warnings: Aggressive suckering

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no

Street Tree? no   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? yes   Native to: Western North America

Known Locations: I have some in my Alamosa garden. There are a lot along the Terrace Reservoir road.

Information Sources: Trees for Conservation: a Buyer’s Guide (Colorado State Forest)