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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
Any soil in sun or shade. Very shade tolerant.

propagation:
By layering or separating self-rooted stems.

usage:
Good robust groundcover for difficult spots including banks and shade.

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

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