CHEROKEE ROSE

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CHEROKEE ROSE suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Mobile
LOUISIANA: Allen, Ascension, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Grant, Livingston, Morehouse, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, West Feliciana
HAWAII: All counties
GEORGIA: Charlton, Chatham, Glynn, Grady, Lowndes, McIntosh, Richmond
FLORIDA: Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Polk, Santa Rosa, Volusia, Walton
TEXAS: Austin, Grimes, Harris, Orange, Rusk, Walker
SOUTH CAROLINA: Barnwell, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Orangeburg, Richland, Williamsburg
NORTH CAROLINA: Hoke
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Amite, Forrest, Hancock, Hinds, Jefferson, Lamar, Madison
VIRGINIA: All counties

The Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata) is the state flower of Georgia. Cherokee Rose is a rose native to southern China, Taiwan, Laos and Vietnam. The word Cherokee Rose means Chinese climbing rose with fragrant white blossoms. The Cherokee Rose plant is an ornamental plant with scented Cherokee Rose flowers.

Kingdom - Plantae
Phylum - Embryophyta
Class - Magnoliopsida
Order - Rosales
Family - Rosaceae
Genus - Rosa
Species - Laevigata

The Cherokee Rose flower is also known as Snow-White Rose, Rosier Blanc de Neige, Rosa nivea.The Cherokee Rose flowers are 6-10 cm diameter, fragrant, with pure white petals and yellow stamens. Cherokee Rose flowers are followed by bright red and bristly hips (fruit), 2-4 cm in diameter. The Cherokee Rose petals are waxy white with what is sometimes described as a large golden center. Cherokee Rose flowers bloom in the early spring, but favorable conditions will produce the flowers in the fall of the year, a second flowering of this hardy plant. The Cherokee Rose flowers have a clove-like fragrance.The Cherokee Rose is tender and needs to be grown only in warm sunny climates. The hermaphrodite Cherokee Rose is a naturalized flower in Georgia, Florida and Alabama, and also in southern Japan.

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Reproduction

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Use

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Growth Requirements

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©Jeff McMillian. Courtesy of Almost Eden. United States, LA.

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