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Plant Species of the genus Andromeda

Information about this genus
Name: Andromeda
Cultivation: CULTIVATION: The 2 species within this genus require an acid soil where constant moisture is assured and are best grown in peat beds, shady woodlands or rock gardens. They can be propagated by suckers, layering or from softwood cuttings.
Description: Two fully hardy, low-growing evergreen species make up this genus found growing in the acid peat bogs of the Northern Hemisphere. The somewhat leathery, smooth-edged, small oblong leaves form a deep green background to the white or pink, tiny bell-like flowers held in terminal clusters during spring.

Specie Vernacular Zone
polifolia 2-9

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