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botanical name:
Rubus 'Betty Ashburner'
Rubus 'Betty Ashburner' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rubus calycinoides 'Betty Ashburner'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.40m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Low growing, creeping evergreen with arching shoots covered with red bristles. Shallowly lobed, deeply veined, mid to dark green leaves, greyish white felted underneath. White flowers in July.

Any soil in sun or shade. Very shade tolerant.

By layering or separating self-rooted stems.

Good robust groundcover for difficult spots including banks and shade.

other notes:
Hybrid of R. calycinoides x R. tricolor
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