Rosa carolina

Carolina rose


wildlife plant   wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-4 (6) ft    Width: 5-10 ft
Flower Color: flower color      pink
Fruit Color: fruit color      red
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, thorns


Recommended Uses: Good hedge plant. Rose garden. Rear of a wildflower garden.
Considerations: Thorny (well, you would expect that for a rose!)
Propagation: Seed, cuttings.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts birds and a variety of insects, especially important for native bees.
Native Habitats: Dry deciduous forests. Also cultivated.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: