Rosa setigera

Common name: Illinois Rose

Native plant

Another common name, “Prairie Rose,” is somewhat misleading. The plant actually prefers savannas or woodland edges where it gets at least a half-day of sun. Pink flowers with yellow centers bloom in July. Fall color is red-orange with red rose hips. Can get quite large at 5-6 feet tall and the same across. A number of people have used this as a climbing rose, for unlike most climbing roses, it is very hardy. Renewal pruning can be done once every 3 years in the spring. Since the plant blooms on new wood, you will get blooms the same year.


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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

Dry Mesic, Mesic, Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period



Lightly compacted soils, Harsh exposure tolerant, New construction, Road-side/salt tolerant

Growth form

Multi-stemmed, Colonizing, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

General information

Mature height
5 Feet
Mature width
6 Feet
Max height
7 Feet
Max width
12 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Pink White
Fall color

Additional information

Loved by birds Pollinator hot spot Edible fruit

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