Rubus parviflorus | Thimbleberry

Thimbleberry is a shrub for the natural garden, where it can ramble and spread as it does in the wild. It can reach 8 feet high and as wide but typically remains smaller. The 2-inch flowers are fragrant. Edible but delicate berries that require careful handling follow flowers in midsummer. They are eaten fresh and used to make jams. Canopy coverage: 50 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 8 feet high

Width: 8 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: summer