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Vaccinium ovatum 'Scarlet Ovation'


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Vaccinium ovatum 'Scarlet Ovation' is a stunning selection of our native evergreen huckleberry with bronze-red new foliage and tasty fruit.


Description:
Vaccinium ovatum 'Scarlet Ovation' is a great selection of our native evergreen huckleberry. The foliage is small, ovate, evergreen and glossy but when it first emerges it is a dramatic bronze-red gradually fading to dark green in the summer. Easy to grow and compact to 2-3 feet tall and wide. Pink, urn-shaped flowers give way to showy, edible dark blue to near-black berries in late summer. Self-fertile. Use as an informal hedge, specimen, and in pots on the patio. Hummingbird and butterfly attractor. Deer resistant.


Common Name: Evergreen Huckleberry

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Black

Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: Yes

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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