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Gaultheria shallon


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

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

Features: White to pink flowers in spring; red fruit

Uses: Rock gardens Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 5?9

Description: Found in western North America from California to Alaska, this spreading shrub takes root along its prostrate branches. It grows to 5?ft (1.5?m) high and has broad oval leaves up to 4?in (10?cm) long. Its white to deep pink flowers are tiny, but are carri

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Attractive fruit

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