RUBUS spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

Commonly known as Ornamental bramble

A striking form with double bright purple-pink flowers
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RUBUS spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £12.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Deciduous
    3-palmate leaves to 15cm (6in) long, composed of ovate, glossy, mid-green leaflets
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Solid purple.
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Thicket-forming with upright slightly prickly shoots. Produces usually solitary flowers 5cm (2in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - grey mould (botrytis)
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Incised see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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