General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: golden foliage that turns red in fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Propagation: Other methods: Layering
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Golden Bramble
  • Taiwanese Creeping Bramble
  • Creeping Raspberry
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Rubus rolfei
  • Synonym: Rubus pentalobus
  • Synonym: Rubus calycinoides var. macrophyllus
  • Synonym: Rubus hayata-koidzumii
Also sold as:
  • Rubus calycinoides 'Golden Quilt'

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