Mayflower (Epigaea repens)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches (10-15 cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches (45-60 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Awards and Recognitions: Other: State Flower of Massachusetts, United States; Provincial Flower of Nova Scotia, Canada


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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2016 7:50 AM

The provincial flower of Nova Scotia. It is also the state flower of Massachusetts.

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