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A picture of a Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Vaccinium glaucoalbum

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1.25m

50cm

Min

75cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Vaccinium glaucoalbum Overview

This is an small evergreen shrub with a suckering habit which will grow to a height of 0.6-1.2m. The leaves are large, oval and leathery, and are grey-green above and vividly blue-white beneath. The flowers are tiny, cylindrical flowers, with white flushed pink and silvery white bracts, and are produced in racemes in early summer. Oval, dark grey-green leaves white beneath. Pale pink, cylindrical flowers in silvery-bracted racemes to 8cm long, followed by white-bloomed black berries

Common problems with Vaccinium glaucoalbum

How to propagate Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Cuttings

You can propagate by division or from cuttings in autumn.

Division

Other uses of Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Ground cover

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