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Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus

SKU: vaviidmi
A dwarf low growing evergreen with white flowers and glistening red fruits.
Family: Ericaceae
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, acid soil
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Additional Feature: Evergreen foliage
Price: £4.00
Availability: Currently Out of Stock
Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus
Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus
Product Details
A subtle little ericaceous plant from Northern temperate regions including the UK where it grows in we peat bogs etc. Leaves are evergreen and deep green with a whitish underside, quite small - maybe less than a centimetre long and a little narrower. Winter imparts a reddish colour to the foliage. Flowers are whitish and the usual bell-like ericaceous type, followed by glistening red fruits. Slowly spreads by runners.