Rosa laxa (Laxa Rose) is a Siberian and Northwest Chinese native. A deciduous shrub reaching a height of 2.5 metres that blooms in July and produces seed from August onwards. In the summer, the bushes yield crimson hips. The imparipinnate leaves are arranged in a zigzag pattern. The serrate and petiolate elliptic leaflets are serrate and petiolate. It may be found in wooded areas as well as hedgerows. It is grown commercially as a rootstock onto which other roses are grafted.
Botanical Name : Rosa laxa
Common Name : Laxa Rose
Height : 5 – 8ft
Spread : 3ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 60 days warm stratification followed by 60 cold
Hardiness zone : 3-7
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 1125