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Gaultheria nummularioides


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 4 in (10 cm)

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

Features: Rounded leaves; white to pink flowers spring?summer

Uses: Alpine gardens Rock gardens Shrub borders Ground cover

Zones: 9?10

Description: This tiny summer-flowering shrub is a native of the Himalayan region. It develops into a neat hummock of densely interwoven twigs with small rounded leaves that are somewhat wrinkled, with dull green upper surfaces and finely hairy undersides. The white t

Growth Habit: Dense twiggy mound

Comments: Attractive fruit

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