RUBUS spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

Part shade
Reasonable soil
Pot Size


Height x Spread:  200cm x 120cm

'Olympic Double' is a fantastic shrub for a late spring/early summer display, with vibrant magenta-pink double flowers, packed with petals like a rosette, against bright fresh green foliage.

Perfect for adding pops of colour to the back of a mixed border, where it combines brilliantly with yellows and oranges, its natural tendency is to spread by suckers.  Siting it adjacent to a path edge or close to a wall will help limit its spread.  A great choice for a spring container, try mixing it with dark purple bulbs such as Tulipa 'Queen of the Night'.  Its attractive foliage makes a great background for later flowering plants too such as Geum 'Prinses Juliana'.  Easy to grow and hardy, it prefers a fairly fertile and free draining soil in either sun or partial shade.