University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Shrubs for Your Home
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Thimbleberry
Rubus odoratus
Thimbleberry leaves and flower
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade required.
Full Shade
Full Sun not required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage


Hardiness Zone: 4 - 7 
Mature Height: 3-6 Feet
Mature Width: 6-8 Feet
Features: Fragrant, rosy-purple flowers from early to mid-summer; coarsely textured foliage resembles maple leaves; red fruit in late summer.
Culture: Partial to full shade; soil should be consistently moist, but not wet; prefers acid soil.
Mature Form: Broad spreading
Native To: United States (and Illinois)
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Use for: Naturalizing.Naturalizing
Screen
Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes:

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