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Gaultheria procumbens


Wintergreen

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 7.225.050


One of our native North American wildflowers, and a charming plant for areas with moist, acidic soil. Plants form a low, spreading mat of rounded, glossy green leaves. Small soft-pink bell flowers are followed by large scarlet berries, which are edible. Foliage turns bronze in the winter. Slow to spread: plant 10-25 per square yard.

Further details for
Gaultheria procumbens

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Bronze
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Wild Flower
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Gaultheria procumbens


Wintergreen

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 7.225.050


One of our native North American wildflowers, and a charming plant for areas with moist, acidic soil. Plants form a low, spreading mat of rounded, glossy green leaves. Small soft-pink bell flowers are followed by large scarlet berries, which are edible. Foliage turns bronze in the winter. Slow to spread: plant 10-25 per square yard.

Further details for
Gaultheria procumbens

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Bronze
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Wild Flower
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.