Rosa Rugosa Still in Bloom on Pier 1

A year ago last June the intrepid Karl Junkersfeld toook a stroll around Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park and made the acquaintance of Rosa rugosa. Yesterday morning your correspondent took a similar stroll and found some of the flowers still in bloom, along with the rose hips that look like small tomatoes.

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  • stuart

    the rugosas are tough as nails. They can take anything, even salt.
    the rose hips they produce are the ones used in pharmacology.