Rosa rugosaTurkestan Rose; Japanese Rose

Family: Rosaceae

Origin: E Russia, Korea, N China and Japan

Commonly grown throughout Northern Ireland and escaping into wild situations such as sand dunes where it becomes a major nuisance.

Photographs from a garden in Island Magee, Co Antrim.

The attractive, strongly scented flowers are succeeded by large, red, tomato-like fruits.

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