Connecticut Plants
Purple-flowering Raspberry
Rubus odoratus L.

Purple-flowering raspberry has dome-shaped red berries. The berries aren't usually eaten because they are extremely seedy, though they have a nice flavor.

  • Family: rose (Rosaceae)
  • Habitat: rocky woods, thickets, ravines
  • Height: 3-6 feet
  • Flower size: 1-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: purplish-pink
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Rubus odoratus L.
Rubus odoratus L.