Rosa Rugosa

Summer on Cape Cod is wonderful with the sight and smell of the Sea Roses (Rosa Rugosa). Rosa Rugosa is a suckering shrub which develops new plants from the roots and forms dense thickets with stems densely covered in numerous short, straight prickles. The flowers are pleasantly scented, dark pink to white with somewhat wrinkled petals; flowering occurs throughout the summer on the cape. Holbein and Daniel Smith watercolors in a Stillman and Birn Sketchbook.

2015-09-02 Rosa Rugosa


One thought on “Rosa Rugosa

  1. Lisa D. Jacques September 7, 2015 / 10:09 am

    One of my all time favorite flowers!!

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