Purple Flowering Raspberry - Rubus odoratus


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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. 


Mature size: 3 - 6' high, 2 - 3' wide  

Bloom time: June  

Flower color: Purple

Location: Sunny with average soil moisture, partial sun with average soil moisture


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