Lowbush Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Extremely acid (3.5 – 4.4)
Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Plant Height: 10-24 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Burgundy new growth matures to green, then burgundy again in fall
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Fire Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Other info: Needs no stratification. Begins germinating in 3-4 weeks.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects

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