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Gaultheria myrsinoides

Gaultheria myrsinoides is a low, evergreen shrub, grown mainly for its fruit, which are pale purple - lilac is a fair description. It was once known as Pernettya prostrata subsp. purpurea - a case where all three parts of the name have been changed.

White urn-shaped flowers and prominent pale purple fruits.

Quantity 2 litre pot
Width 30cm
Height 15cm
Family Ericaceae
Flowering Summer, fruit in autumn
Habitat detail part shade, moist
Garden habitat Part shade
Soil acidic, humus rich soil
Plant category Shrub
Height range 6 - 20 cm


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