January 26, 2023
Rosaceae - Rosa Arvensis

Briar Rose

Rosa arvensis is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. They also call it Field Rose or Briar Rose. Rosa arvensis is a thorny shrub. It blooms in summer. It has fragrant single white flowers. Orange-colored rose hips follow the flowers, later in the season. It is a climber or rambling shrub. It can also be used as a ground cover.

Rosaceae - Rosa Arvensis
Briar Rose

How to grow Rosa arvensis:

Grow Rosa arvensis in full sun or partial shade. Plant it in moist and well-drained soil. It is very adaptive and grows in poor soil and shade as well. Propagate Rosa arvensis from seed or cuttings. Do watch out for aphids, red spider mite, or leafhoppers.

Rosa Arvensis
Field Rose at Christchurch Garden, London
Rosa Arvensis - Field Rose
Rosa arvensis or Field Rose

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