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Height: 3-6 feet; 6-12-feet wide

Light: Full sun to part shade

Soil: Medium

Bloom: Fragrant, rose-purple June-August

Fruit: Red raspberries, edible but dryish

Foliage: Deciduous, maple-like green leaves, gold fall

Landscape: Shade, native plant gardens

Native range here

Purple-flowering Raspberry

3 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High.  Songbirds, butterflies, bees, nesting for bees. 

    From early to late summer Purple-flowering Raspberry is covered with 2-inch, fragrant pinkish-purple rose-like blooms.  This raspberry has thornless stems and grows in sun or shade and well-drained soils. 

    Spreads rapidly; good ornamental shrub for a natural area, slope or hedge.

     Heavy clay soil may need to be amended with compost, sand and other organic materials. 

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