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Andromeda polifolia (any variety) (Bog rosemary (any variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Andromeda polifolia (any variety)

Other names

Bog rosemary (any variety)

Genus

Andromeda Andromeda

Variety or Cultivar

A. polifolia (any variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Andromeda polifolia (Bog rosemary), you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

A. polifolia (any variety) are compact, variable, upright, prostrate, or mound-forming, evergreen perennials with linear to oblong, leathery, dark or blue-green leaves and umbels of urn-shaped, white or pink flowers from spring to early summer.


Andromeda polifolia (any variety) is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Prostrate, Upright

Flower

White, Pink in Spring; White, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 10

Propagation methods

Layering, Softwood cuttings, Suckers


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Where to grow

Andromeda polifolia (any variety) (Bog rosemary (any variety)) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Rock, Ground Cover, Containers, Bog garden, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in moist, acid soil in sun or shade. Water regularly in dry periods. Does not tolerate hot, dry conditions.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Andromeda polifolia (any variety)

Other names

Bog rosemary (any variety)

Genus

Andromeda Andromeda

Variety or Cultivar

A. polifolia (any variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Andromeda polifolia (Bog rosemary), you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

A. polifolia (any variety) are compact, variable, upright, prostrate, or mound-forming, evergreen perennials with linear to oblong, leathery, dark or blue-green leaves and umbels of urn-shaped, white or pink flowers from spring to early summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Prostrate, Upright


Colour

Flower

White, Pink in Spring; White, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 10

Propagation methods

Layering, Softwood cuttings, Suckers


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Andromeda polifolia (any variety) (Bog rosemary (any variety)) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Rock, Ground Cover, Containers, Bog garden, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in moist, acid soil in sun or shade. Water regularly in dry periods. Does not tolerate hot, dry conditions.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2

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