Very Berry Creeping Wintergreen

Gaultheria procumbens 'Very Berry'

Item 037781


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  • Light Needs
    Full shade to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Requires regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.

A showy eastern American native shrub with a dense mat of glossy dark green leaves that emit a strong wintergreen aroma when crushed. Blooms in clusters of small, bell-shaped, white, summer flowers that give way to bright red, aromatic berries. The foliage brightens to purple in fall. An ideal problem solver for acidic soils. Evergreen.

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate to slow growth, 6 to 12 in. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens 'Very Berry'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Cottage

Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

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