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Rubus spectabilis 'Golden Ruby'


'Golden Ruby' is a golden version of our native salmonberry, Rubus spectabilis. Help the spring hummingbird migration in style.

Rubus 'Golden Ruby' is a golden version of a lovely BC native that forms a thicket of deciduous woody stems clothed in lush golden leaves and tipped with deep pink flowers in early spring. Perfect to naturalize in a dappled light woodland or to incorporate into a mixed hedge. Salmonberry is one of the main plants that migrating rufous hummingbirds depend on for their northward spring journey. Help them out in style with 'Golden Ruby'.

Common Name: Salmonberry

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink/Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: moist woodland


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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