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Gaultheria Shallon

Botanical Name:

Gaultheria shallon

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist, peaty soil.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrubs, Ground Cover, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

One-side raceme of drooping urn-shaped white-to-pinkish flowers in spring to early summer.

Fruit

Fruits are small, hairy, rough-surfaced blue-black round berries. Birds love them., Purple, Red, Blue

Benefits
Ornamental

Florists use the evergreen branches in arrangements.

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Ericales

Family

Ericaceae

Genus

Gaultheria

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