Andromeda polifolia 'Grandiflora'
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|
||sun or part shade|
||acidic, humus rich soil|
||6 - 20 cm|