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Gaultheria procumbens 'Berry Cascade'


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Gaultheria procumbens 'Berry Cascade' is a great hardscape groundcover with berries growing the entire length of the stem.


Description:
Unlike most Gaultheria procumbens cultivars, the berries of ‘Berry Cascade’ grow the entire length of the stem, forming a charming, cascade effect. Beautiful orange-red new growth in Spring holds its colour for months! Burgundy colour blankets the foliage in the cool of Winter. Excellent in mixed containers(especially for the Holidays!), but great as a hardscape groundcover.


Common Name: Wintergreen

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Shade

Height: 8-12'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Green

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Plant is a calcifuge, favouring acidic soil, in pine or hardwood forests, although it generally produces fruit only in sunnier areas. It often grows as part of the heath complex in an oak/heath forest.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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