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Scientific Name: Andromeda polifolia
Pronunciation: an-DROM-eh-duh poe-lih-FOE-lee-uh
Common Name: bog rosemary
Family Name: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Leaves narrow, blue-green, margins rolled under; fruit brown capsule.
Course(s): HORT 2355, CLT Training

Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: Canada - northern, Europe, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Bog
Landscape Uses: Rock garden, Wetland - bogs, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
bog rosemary
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear, Oblong
Margins: Entire
Additional Info: Cv 'Blue Ice' has metalic blue foliage

Inflorescence Type: Umbel
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Urceolate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Pink
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Cuttings, Layering
Pest Susceptibility: Fungal leaf spot, Galls,
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZW) GAZebo West : 'Blue ice'
(NRY) NuRserY
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