- Rosa acicularis var. sayi
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BC native. Excellent for open, sunny sites; other native rose species also make appropriate alternates. Great barrier or hedgerow plantings. Prickly rose has beautiful, fragrant pink flowers 5 to 7 cm across, and small, bright red hips. Spreads in well-drained soil by creeping rhizomes to form dense colonies of 1 to 1.5 m tall stems.