B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - deciduous shrub
Flower: frag. PINK to CRIMSON, to 4cm. dia.
Fruit: 1-1.7cm. dia., round (stratify 3mo.)
Foliage: 5-7 ovate 3.5cm. lfts
Height in meters: 3
Common names for Rosa californica:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
40: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
45: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
55: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
62: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants
76: Californian Native Plant Seed List
161: Edible Flowers
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
719: North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Rosa californica seeds will usually germinate in 30-365+ days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 12°C.
(Pre-chill for 3 months).