Dog Rose

Dog rose Rosa Canina


Colour: Pink
Flowering: June - July
Height: 5 - 10' (1.5 - 3 m)
Family: Rosaceae
Type: Deciduous shrub or climber
Dog Rose    

The Dog Rose is a wild rose and the name embraces a number of species. It can be a shrub or a climber and is often seen in hedgerows.

The fruit, which appears in autumn, is the rose hip which is known for its use in rose hip syrup, a common source of vitamin C.


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