Austrian Briar Rose

(Rosa foetida)

The semi-evergreen shrub looks striking with its upright habit and greenish-brown arching stems. The pale green leaves are made of 5-7 leaflets. The roses have a pungent smell and are followed by round, red hips. It can be used in barrier planting due to its thorny nature.

  • USDA Zone
    5-9
    Height
    5’-10’
    Width
    5’
  • Light
    Full sun
    Soil
    Well-drained, yet moist

Flower

  • Size
    2”-3”
    Blooming Season
    Late spring to early summer
    Fragrance
    Strong
  • Colors:
    Medium yellow

Care

Watering
Pruning
Fertilization

Water it deeply and less often.

Avoid extreme pruning. Merely shortening the strong shoots in summer should be enough. Leave the twigs on the plant as they produce ample flowers.

Apply a complete fertilizer during summer before new growth begins.

  • Pairs Well With
    Lavender, parsley, marigold.

Cold Hardiness: Through zone 5

Image Source: Bp.blogspot.com, Simolanrosario.com, Davisla.files.wordpress.com, Live.staticflickr.com

by | Updated : September 26, 2020

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