Clusters of little bell-shaped white/pink flowers are pollinated by Bumblebees & specialist native bees in April and May producing lots of delicious Blueberries, small leaves turn beautiful red in fall, an upright shrub with twiggy branches, requires rich acid soil to grow well, 2 plants recommended for fruit set, excellent wildlife food. Host plant to several butterflies and moths including Callophrys henrici Butterfly (Henry's Elfin), Pink-edged Sulphur Butterfly (Colias interior) and Huckleberry Sphinx Butterfly (Paonias astylus) .
4-8 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Native Range: NS across the s tip of QC and ON, to MI & IL, south to FL & e TX
Germination - Moderately Difficult: Surface sow, cold stratify 8 weeks, use acid soil, requires high humidity to germinate, very slow to germinate & grow
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