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Berry Cascade Wintergreen

Colorful ground cover for shade
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Berry Cascade Wintergreen

Colorful ground cover for shade

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$12.99

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For a totally unique take on shade-friendly ground cover, look no further than Berry Cascade Wintergreen. This surprising evergreen grows only 2-8" tall, but spreads up to a foot wide, making it a great choice for tucking between shrubbery, in a woodland garden or as a colorful accent in a rockery. In late spring, the glossy, rich green foliage is enhanced by the addition of small, drooping pinkish-white flowers that have a bell-shaped form, similar to that of blueberry blooms. While the flowers are charming, the fruit that follows is the real star. Bright red berries look amazing set against tidy mounds of evergreen leaves, drawing local wildlife to the area for an enchanting scene in late summer. The berries are surprisingly sweet and flavorful but you'll have to be observant as you'll have competition from the birds. Disease and pest resistant; prefers acidic soil. Gaultheria procumbens 'Berry Cascade'
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 2 - 8 inches

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens 'Berry Cascade'
    • Ships As: 3" POT
    • Form: Shrub
    • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 2 - 8 inches
    • Spread: 10 - 12 inches
    • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
    • Flowering Date: Late spring to late summer
    • Winter Care: No winter care needed.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: white
    • Flower Form: Small pinkish-white, drooping, waxy, bell shaped. Similar to those of blueberries.
    • Foliage Type: Lustrous oval evergreen leaves.
    • Pruning: Prune back old wood in spring to encourage new growth.
    • Soil Requirement: Prefers acid, partially shaded, sufficiently moist soil. Will tolerate more sun if soil is kept moist.
    • Watering Requirement: Water regulary.
    • Additional Information: Leaves have been used in making tea.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
    5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
    7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
    8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
    9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
    Last Order Date Zones Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
    Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
    Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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