Rosa palustris

Common name: Swamp Rose

Native plant

Found along swamp edges or even in the water, Swamp Rose is a great plant for areas of somewhat poor drainage and full sun. Presents pink blooms with yellow stamens during the end of June into July. Equally beautiful in the winter with its numerous bright scarlet rose hips.


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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $19.50
11 to 24 units $17
25 or more units $14.50

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period



Harsh exposure tolerant, New construction, Road-side/salt tolerant, Floodplain

Growth form

Multi-stemmed, Colonizing, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

General information

Mature height
4 Feet
Mature width
3 Feet
Max height
6 Feet
Max width
6 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Fall color
Orange Red

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot Edible fruit

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