Planting Season: Evergreen
Height at Maturity: 12 in (30 cm)
Cultivation: Cool, moist, humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soil
Features: Deep green leaves, paler beneath; pale purple flowers; edible dark red fruit
Uses: Ground cover
Description: Found in the cool temperate and near-arctic regions of North America and northern Eurasia, this very hardy, prostrate, evergreen shrub has deep green, 1?4?1?2?in (6?12?mm) long leaves with paler undersides and in summer it bears tiny pale purple flowers.
Growth Habit: Prostrate habit
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
Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.