Vaccinium uliginosum
BOG BILBERRY, NORTHERN BILBERRY
Ericaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 2-8

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Vaccinium uliginosum
BOG BILBERRY, NORTHERN BILBERRY
Ericaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 2-8

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to mildly acidic

Tolerances: high wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: mid spring

Leaves: red in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: blue-black berry

Edibility: fruit, edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: mass planting, groundcovers, spillover

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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