Vaccinium floribundum
Vaccinium floribundum
Vaccinium floribundum
Vaccinium floribundum

Vaccinium floribundum

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(Mortina) A rare and handsome small shrub, Vaccinium floribundum is evergreen with bronze-red young leaves, turning dark green later in the year.

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(flat fee for any number of plants
by courier to most of the UK*)

Standard: £7.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: 5% discount

*Surcharges apply for delivery to Highlands & Islands.
Standard shipping is shown as default
this can be changed during checkout.

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A rare and handsome small shrub, Vaccinium floribundum is evergreen with bronze-red young leaves, turning dark green later in the year.  Established plants have racemes of rose-pink flowers in early summer, followed by red edible fruit later in the year.

Although Vaccinium floribundum can be grown outside, it requires a warm, sheltered position ideally and generally establishes better in Southern or otherwise mild of the UK. Can be grown well in a large container if required.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, acid soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Requires a warm, sheltered position and possible protection in winter.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Vaccinium floribundum grows to be a small densely branching shrub.
    • Height: up to 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: up to 1 m (3 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that although lovely, Vaccinium floribundum can suffer damage in the winter or if planted in a poor position / not protected in a cold garden

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Small (less than 1.5m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Site: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowers in Summer, Fruit - Edible, Suitable for Containers, Honey Fungus Resistant

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