Carolina Rose

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    Carolina Rose

    Posted by John Smith on 29th Aug 2019

    This have beautiful blooms.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.


Carolina Rose gives off a fragrance, and in the fall, fruit is a bright red color after it’s ripe

The Carolina Rose plant is mostly found in the eastern part of North America in states including, Florida, Maine, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa and more. The plant can also be found in Central America. They are located in the open, alongside the road and in open woods. They grow to be about 1 to 3 feet tall and 2 inches wide. This plant has thorns and prickles on the stems which is a great defense mechanism. The Carolina Rose's thorns are very straight. This flower, however, attracts birds and butterflies. This compact wild rose is it is generally very upright, occasionally sprawling. Rosa Carolina has fragrant 2” pink flowers with yellow centers.

Carolina Rose produces bright red rose hips in autumn and offer a popular source of food for the birds

The fruit that grows on the Carolina Rose plant is called a hip and is edible, but it has a lot of seed and hairs so, it's best that the seeds are extracted first, and the fruit is cleaned. The flower’s color is light pink and blooms in the springtime. The stems are arched and are brown, green and red. The Carolina Rose plant usually has five base petals but can have up to seven. This rose is often mistaken for the Virginia Rose. The Virginia Rose has at least seven leaflets, and their thorns are more curved than the Carolina Rose's thorns.

Carolina Rose plant doesn’t require much water to grow

In fact, it's considered drought tolerant. It also recovers quickly after wildfires and is disease-resistance. It needs to be put in a partially shady place, and it requires moist acidic soil.

The soil can be either sandy or rocky.

Carolina Rose