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palustre

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Ledum
                        Specie: palustre

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 1-4 ft (0.3-1.2 m)

Cultivation: Moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil in shade or part-shade

Features: Dark green leaves, red-brown hairs beneath; white flowers spring?summer

Uses: Underplanting Woodland gardens Damp sites Beside water features

Zones: 2-8

Description: Widespread across northern and central Europe, northern Asia and northern North America, this spreading or erect evergreen shrub varies in height from 1?4 ft (0.3?1.2 m). Its young shoots are covered in red-brown hairs, as are the undersides of the ellipt

Growth Habit: Spreading branching habit

Comments: Cultivars available





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