Rubus odoratus

Common name: Purple Flowering Raspberry

Native plant

Purple flowers are visible from quite a distance. Blooms in June and sporadically the rest of the summer. Fruit is edible and ripe in August. Outstanding brown exfoliating bark exposes a white inner bark. Tends to create thickets and is best used in shrub borders. Prefers good garden soil and full to 1/2 day sun. Can grow in denser shade but will not flower or fruit well. Fall color is a muted yellow.

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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $19.50
11 to 24 units $17
25 or more units $14.50

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Plant Details

Plant type

Shrub

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Late Spring

Urban environment

New Construction, Road-side/Salt Tolerant

Growth form

Multi-stemmed

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

Purple

Fall color

Yellow Orange

Size

Mature height
3 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
6 Feet
Max width
6 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot Edible fruit

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