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Gaultheria miqueliana


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Gaultheria
                        Specie: Gaultheria miqueliana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 in (30 cm)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil

Features: Rounded leaves; racemes of tiny flowers in late spring

Uses: Alpine gardens Rock gardens Shrub borders Spillover planting Ground cover

Zones: 6?9

Description: This 12?in (30?cm) high shrub is a native of Japan. It has small rounded leaves with pointed tips and from late spring produces racemes of tiny white flowers that are followed by white or pale pink fruit. Zones 6?9.

Growth Habit: Near prostrate wiry-stemmed habit

Comments: Attractive fruit

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