Creeping Bramble

Rubus calycinoides

SKU
2596
Deep green, coarse textured, lobed leaves on creeping stems form a very dense mat. Some leaves turn bronze or red in winter for added interest. A superb, adaptable groundcover and weed barrier. Allow to creep over rocks in a rock garden.
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Average Size at MaturityDense, mat to 1-2 in. tall, creeping about 1 ft. per year.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseRock Garden, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureDense Groundcover

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.

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