Vaccinium glaucoalbum - berries
  • Vaccinium glaucoalbum - berries
  • Vaccinium glaucoalbum - established plant
  • Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Vaccinium glaucoalbum

£15.00

(Bilberry or Grey-white Blueberry) Vaccinium glaucoalbum is an unusual, dwarf, evergreen shrub with attractive leaves that are dark greenish-blue with white undersides and pretty pale pink flowers in late spring followed by edible but tart blue-black fruit.

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Unusual, dwarf, evergreen shrub with attractive leaves that are dark greenish-blue with white undersides and pretty pale pink flowers in late spring followed by edible but tart blue-black fruit.

Vaccinium glaucoalbum is a good addition to a mixed border or woodland garden or can be grown successfully in a large container.


  • Position: Full sun or shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Vaccinium glaucoalbum grows to be a small to medium sized densely branching shrub.
    • Height: up to 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft)
    • Spread: up to 1.5 m (5 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun, Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Evergreen, Fruit - Ornamental, Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver

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