What I would consider to be a rose thug, a plant with no sophistication but well suited for those difficult spots in the landscape such as parking lot islands.
|USDA Hardiness Zone|
|Fragrance, hedges or screens and as a security/barrier. Suited to difficult urban situations.|
|Upright spreading, round.|
|Large, vase-shaped shrub; leaves pinnately compound; flowers solitary, simple, reddish-pink. Winter ID: long, uneven prickles densely covering the stems that point out or up.|
|The parking lot of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.|
|Propagate by cutting, or division.|