Purple-flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: Red/Pink

Attributes: Pollinator friendly, Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 1 m (3 ft)


Purple-flowering raspberry is a low shrub that is unlike most of the other species of raspberry. The most remarkable attribute are the large, fragrant, magenta flowers borne in clusters of 5 to 75.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com