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Rose, Prairie Snowdrift

Rosa x ‘Prairie Snowdrift’

Group: Morden Rose

Priced by size: $24.99 – $32.99

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Size (HxW): 3’ x 3’

Growth Habit: Upright, vase

Planting Location: Cozy

Zone 3a

 

 

  • Cup-shaped, creamy white blooms with an apricot-yellow centre & 40+ petals
  • Glossy green foliage
  • One of the heaviest bloomers
  • Showy orange-red rosehips in mid – late fall
  • Re-blooming from July – September
  • Flowers occasionally have pink/blush undertones
  • Rosehips are edible with little flavour (great for making tea), but are high in vitamin C
  • Requires 6+ hours of sunlight for blooming
  • Fast growth rate (12-24”/yr) if pruned annually
  • Prune after blooms fade to encourage re-blooming
  • Spring pruning ensures the flowers bloom and the shrub maintains a more dense, appealing form
  • Row Spacing: minimum 3’ apart
  • Minimal suckering
  • Susceptible to Fungal Black Spot in shady/humid locations
  • Caution: thorny branches

  • Humming Bird

    Attracts H.Birds

  • Butterfly

    Attracts Pollinators

  • Bloomer

    Big Bloomer

  • Flowers

    Cut Flowers

  • Full Sun

    Tolerates Full Sun

  • soil

    Soil Tolerant

  • drought

    Drought Tolerant

Plant Care:

● Benefits from mulch around the base to retain moisture & insulate roots ● Requires north & west wind protection ● Benefits from snow coverage in winter; exposed branches will die back ● Prune to shape in spring; cut down 6-10” tall to remove dead tips & rosehips ● Drought tolerant once established; does not tolerate soggy soil ● Tolerates heavy clay & sandy, well drained soils

Description

Size (HxW): 3’ x 3’

Growth Habit: Upright, vase

Planting Location: Cozy

Zone 3a

 

 

  • Cup-shaped, creamy white blooms with an apricot-yellow centre & 40+ petals
  • Glossy green foliage
  • One of the heaviest bloomers
  • Showy orange-red rosehips in mid – late fall
  • Re-blooming from July – September
  • Flowers occasionally have pink/blush undertones
  • Rosehips are edible with little flavour (great for making tea), but are high in vitamin C
  • Requires 6+ hours of sunlight for blooming
  • Fast growth rate (12-24”/yr) if pruned annually
  • Prune after blooms fade to encourage re-blooming
  • Spring pruning ensures the flowers bloom and the shrub maintains a more dense, appealing form
  • Row Spacing: minimum 3’ apart
  • Minimal suckering
  • Susceptible to Fungal Black Spot in shady/humid locations
  • Caution: thorny branches

Additional information

Dimensions 6183533 × 6182633 cm