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Commonly known as: Checkerberry, Partridge berry.
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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- 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 - 5cm (2in)
- Spread - 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.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.
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