Wild Pink Rose
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.
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)