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Vaccinium floribundum

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A rare 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

Supplied Size: 3L containers (25 - 30 cm tall)

  • 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. As such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee.


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