Gautheria procumbens £10.00
Box berry, checker berry, partridge berry.
What You get
You will recieve a fully rooted 1ltr pot.
A drawf shrub from eastern North America that only grows 15cm tall. It has evergreen leaves that are dark green in colour and glossy. It has small white bell shaped flowers followed by white berries that ripen red. It has a creeping habit so its great for evergreen ground cover in semi shade.
Planting and care
Best in semi shade with neutral to asid soils.
drainage is more important adding organic matter to help retain moisture in a sandy soil or to open up the structure of a clay soil to stop water logging a good mulch will also help and keep down weeds
Great plants for the shady garden border, woodland planting creating a fernery or stumpery or as pot plants for a shady spot.