NAME: Purple Flowering Raspberry
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Virginia Raspberry / Thimbleberry
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Rubus Odoratus
COLOR: Magenta-Purple Flowers / Red Fruit
PLANT SEEDS: Fall sow seeds or cold stratify
BLOOM TIME: June - Sept
HARVEST: July - Sept
HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 8
PLANT HEIGHT: 4 - 6'
PLANT SPACING: 6 - 8'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Moist
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: The Purple Flowering Raspberry is native to eastern North America. It has edible fruit & is very ornametal. Sadly, they have become rare due to loss of habitat, & are listed as endangered in Illinois and threatened in Indiana. This is a great native plant to help regain ground. There are so many great things about this plant I don’t know where to start!
For one thing, the shrubs are thornless. Nice! They are also a true perennial, a not a biennial. The leaves have a unique shape similar to those of a maple tree, & they turn a lovely yellow in fall. The shrubs are deer resistant. Their preference & best performance is in consistently moist soil & part shade, but they will also tolerate a wide variety of conditions. They include wet or dry soil, sandy or heavy clay soil, & full sun or full shade.
Purple Flowering Raspberry bushes are loved for their ornamental value. The large 2” purple flowers are fragrant, & the plants have a super long blooms time. They provide a source of pollen & necart for bees including honey bees & bumble bees, as well as butterflies. The flowers turn to equally beautiful berries that start out a lovely coral color & mature to red. The raspberries are 3/4" diameter and are edible but are not as sweet as some other raspberries. Song & game birds as well as little critters like chipmunks & squirrels absolutely love them!
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Aug 31, 2021
A+++++ seller and shipper will buy from again
Jul 15, 2021
i made a mistake in the order, send them a message less than 5 minutes after i made the order and asked to make a little change and didn't receive any answer a day and a half later received a message that my order was shipped so I sent another message and they reply immediately that they can not help me because my order was shipped even that i told them that I have a problem more than a day before the order was shipped, i let them know i was very unhappy and they didn't give me any solution
May 23, 2021
the seeds look great! I can't wait to see them sprout.
Mar 25, 2021
Not a single seed sprouted.