Gaultheria procumbens 'Cherry Berries' is a great hardscape groundcover with exceptionally large berries.
Gaultheria procumbens 'Cherry Berries' features glossy evergreen foliage that turns merlot in the cool of Winter. Plentiful, showy, exceptionally large berries, Fall through Spring. Excellent in mixed containers(especially for the Holidays!), but great as a hardscape groundcover.
Common Name: Wintergreen
Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: Green
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.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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