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MITCHELLA repens

Checkerberry, Partridge berry

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  • Good to know - suits rock garden, woodland garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - North America.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - in metres - 5cm (2in)
  • Spread - in metres - 30cm (12in)
  • Evergreen - broadly ovate, dark-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long have white veins.
  • Ground Cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - prostrate, mat-forming perennial. Produces flowers 1cm (½in) long followed by red berries.
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented flowers
  • Acid Loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
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Suitable for a cool position on a rockery this plant has tiny pairs of dark green leaves and white or pink flowers

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