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vitis-idaea

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Vaccinium
                        Specie: vitis-idaea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 in (15 cm)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, humus-rich, acidic, well-drained soil

Features: Deep green leaves; white to pink flowers; bright red berries

Uses: Rock gardens Ground cover Spillover planting

Zones: 2?8

Description: Found over much of the cool-temperate Northern Hemisphere, this creeping evergreen shrub around 6?in (15?cm) high can mound to 12?in (30?cm). Its tiny oval leaves are deep green in color, often with black spotting beneath. The foliage develops bronze tone

Growth Habit: Creeping habit

Comments:

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

Growth: Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.

Duration: Perennial





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