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Dog Rose hedge plants

Rosa canina hedging

From £2.49

Dog Rose hedge plants, also known as Rosa canina, Wild Briar or Wild Rose are fast-growing species with a rambling habit. The Dog Rose flower is unique and offers gorgeous, blushed pink flowers that fade to white and radiate a pleasant fragrance. After flowering, Dog Rose produces large orange and red hips, and a popular treat for wildlife such as birds.

Grouped product items
ImageRoot TypeHeight NowExtra InfoNo Per
Dog Rose 20/40cm Cell grown
Dog Rose 20/40cm Cell grown

Pot Grown
Cell Grown


Min Qty 12

5 to 7






Dog Rose 40/60cm 2L pot
Dog Rose 40/60cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot


3 to 4






Dog Rose 60/90cm 2L pot
Dog Rose 60/90cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot


3 to 4






Dog Rose Hedge (Rosa canina) Description

Dog Rose is perfect for coastal or inland sites and will grow in most soil conditions. This rose hedging produces red and orange fruits, which are popular with birds. The dense spikey cover also makes a great retreat for other wildlife. Dog Rose hedging is a rambling shrub that will create a bushy hedge, however, this Dog Rose plant is commonly mixed with other shrubs to produce an intruder barrier, as well as add summer flower interest to your garden.

best4hedging has Native Mixed Hedging packs available that include Dog Rose, as it helps to form a dense hedge.

Another reason why Dog Rose plants are popular is that they’re a fantastic source for making jam. best4hedging has a range of other edible hedging species available for instant foraging inspiration.

Most Popular Uses for Dog Rose Hedging

Rosa canina can be grown alone to create a natural garden aesthetic. It can also be combined with other native plants and trimmed to create a more formal shape. Rosa canina is a robust plant and will withstand both inland and coastal exposure.

Combine Dog Rose With

Dog Rose plants grow well with any other native hedging species to create a wildlife-friendly, attractive hedge.

Growth rate of Rosa canina Hedges

Dog Rose hedging is a fast and scrambling grower that will achieve 40-60cm a year. You can maintain this hedging type at 1-3m.

Care Advice for Dog Rose Hedges

We recommend cutting your Dog Rose hedging plant right back after planting; it only needs trimming annually until maturity. Once this plant has matured, it can be pruned at any time; however, late winter is most beneficial. For more information please view: Planting Advice and Hedging Care Advice.

Recommended Planting Density of Rosa canina Hedging

For information on planting density specific to Rosa canina, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each plant species and root type.

Our Dog Rose plants are available year-round in pot grown and cell grown form. Bare root Dog Rose is available from November - mid/late May, using cold stored plants towards the end of the season.

The vast majority of our Dog Rose hedging plants are UK grown by our experts who have years of nursery growing know-how. On the infrequent occasion that we source Dog Rose from overseas, we ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging, we strive to make sure that your plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest standard while protecting our outstanding prices. Rest assured, you can buy Rosa canina hedging plants online with complete confidence.

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all costs & min.order

min. order
free delivery



pot grown
& topiary




planting essentials

standard box delivery


bare roots up to 1.2m


pot size up to and including 7.5L

(min qty 12)


ornamental & fruit trees

all tools, irrigation, canes & mulch matting

tall box delivery


bare roots 1.2m+







pallet delivery




pot size 10L & above,  root ball & topiary


(min qty 3)



pleached trees delivery







All pleached trees



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