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Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Phyllodoce
                        Specie: caerulea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 in (20 cm)

Cultivation: Moist, acidic, peaty soil in part-shade

Features: Heath-like leaves; bell-shaped purple flowers spring?summer

Uses: Rock gardens Shrub borders Tubs Spillover planting

Zones: 2-8

Description: From alpine regions of Asia, Europe and the USA, this is a small upright or spreading shrub around 8 in (20 cm) tall with a spread of up to 12 in (30 cm). It has fine, heath-like leaves about 1?2 in (12 mm) long and single or umbel-like clusters of bell-s

Growth Habit: Upright or spreading habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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