Andromeda polifolia 'Grandiflora'



Habitat: sun or part shade


Soil: with plenty of humus, acid


Height: 10 cm


Flowering: summer


Width: 40 cm



These are compact ericaceous shrubs, with grey-green leaves and cluster of small, hanging, urn-shaped flowers, contracted at the mouth. They look good with other ericaceous shrubs, such as cassiopes, phyllodoces and dwarf rhododendrons, and like similar conditions. It is a British wild plant - bog rosemary.

Andromeda polifolia 'Grandiflora' is an excellent Japanese cultivar of this valuable species, with big, pink flowers that appear in late spring from a broad, spreading base of thick evergreen foliage.
1 litre pot £6.00

Andromeda - some other suggestions
invisible.gif Andromeda polifolia 'Alisa' is a variety with bright pink flowers, but although we were given the original plant with this name, we have not been able to track it down.