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Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Andromeda
                        Specie: polifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 16 in (40 cm)

Cultivation: Acid soil with constant moisture

Features: Clusters of bell-like flowers in spring

Uses: Woodland plant Peat beds Wet gardens

Zones: 2-9

Description: A variable growing shrub, either erect or somewhat prostrate, the marsh andromeda has small, pointed oblong leaves with clusters of bell-like flowers in spring or early summer. There are a number of popular cultivars of this species including ?Alba?

Growth Habit: Variable habit, wiry stems erect or prostrate

Comments: Cultivars available

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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