|Rosa rubrifolia is a dense spreading rose, 5 to 6 feet tall. The canes are reddish-green, with decurved prickles. Flowers are cerise-pink, over 1 inch wide with pale pink centers and distinct yellow stamens. Rosehips follow blooms and are 1/2 inch long, smooth and red.
Nice in the shrub border, for the foliage color, or in mass plantings. Native to mountains of southern Europe.