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RUBUS tricolor 'Betty Ashburner'

Commonly known as Ornamental bramble

Hybrid tricolor with shiny green foliage and creamy-white flowers
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individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

  • Evergreen - heart-shaped, shallowly 5-lobed, wavy-margined, glossy, mid-green leaves 6cm (2½in) long
  • White
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - indefinite
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - prostrate shrub with erect, then arching shoots densely covered in red bristles. Produces racemes of flowers 2cm (¾in) 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.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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