Creeping Bramble, Korean Raspberry
- Semi-evergreen ground cover, shrub, dense, creeping low mat, long arching stems. Shoots without
prickles but have dense bristles. Leaves alternate, simple, about 10 × 6 cm apex pointed,
base heart-shaped, margin irregularly serrate, dark green above, white pubescent below and bristly on veins;
petiole to 4 cm, bristly. Flowers white, to 2.5 cm wide, solitary or few-flowered clusters.
Fruit bright red, edible.
- Part shade, a good ground cover for shady locations.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Native to western China; introduced to the western world by Ernest
Wilson in 1908.
- Federal Way, Washington: Rhododendron Species and Botanic Garden