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Rubus fruticosus ‘Variegatus’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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An unusual and much sought after form of our native blackberry, Rubus fruticosus 'Variegatus' has vibrant creamy-white, multicoloured young leaves and even the edible fruits are variegated. A lovely and intriguing foliage plant ideal for a sunny border or for growing in a large container!

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Rubus fruticosus  ‘Variegatus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Rubus fruticosus  ‘Variegatus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Rubus fruticosus  ‘Variegatus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - July.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized densely branching shrub. Rubus fruticosus 'Variegatus' can also be grows as a low climber with some formative pruning.
Height: 2 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)

Notes: Rubus fruticosus 'Variegatus' is a tough garden plant and good in difficult spots

Plant Finder: about Rubus fruticosus ‘Variegatus’


Rubus fruticosus ‘Variegatus’. Not as vigorous as the native blackberry, this is a cream-variegated version.


Tolerant of a wide range of soils.

Interest and use

Grown for its fruit and foliage.

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Rubus fruticosus  ‘Variegatus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

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