Creeping blueberry

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 Vaccinium crassifolium subsp. var.  Creeping blueberry
A plant at the US Botanical Garden
Habit: shrub
Height: to
Width: to
15ft 3ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Origin: SE USA
Exposure: part-sun
Water: moist
Features: evergreen
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USDA Zones: 7 to 10.5
Sunset Zones:
Flower features:
Ericaceae > Vaccinium crassifolium var. ,

Creeping blueberry (Vaccinium crassifolium) is an evergreen with shiny dark green to bronze leaves. Can be used as groundcover.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Vaccinium crassifolium, Andr. Slender trailing shrub: sts. 2-3 ft. long: twigs pubescent: lvs. small, 1/4 – 1/2 in. long, leathery and shining, oval to narrowly oblong or ovate or obovate, obtuse, sparsely serrulate or entire: fls. few, almost sessile, in small axillary clusters; corolla globose-campanulate, small (1/8 in. long), rose-red, rarely whitish: berries black. Sandy moist pine lands, N. C. to Ga. B.M. 1152—"Useful for the shrubbery border South."

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Several cultivars are available for planting as a ground cover.[1]


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