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Gaultheria procumbens 'Peppermint Pearl'


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Gaultheria 'Peppermint Pearl' has polished evergreen foliage of deep, verdant green and cheerful, white, edible, winter berries.


Description:
Gaultheria procumbens 'Peppermint Pearl' has polished evergreen foliage of deep, verdant green. Delicate, bell-like flowers bloom in early summer and persistent, large, white berries (instead of the usual red) appear in fall as much of the garden prepares for winter sleep. The berries are edible. A compact selection 6" tall and 12" wide, it prefers acidic soil and partial shade. Trim in April to shape and prune out dead wood.


Common Name: Wintergreen

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: White

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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