Rubus Odoratus, or more commonly know as Purpleflowering Raspberry, is a subshrub with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Rubus. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is somewhat tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Rubus Odoratus or Purpleflowering Raspberry's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.
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