• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Abundant Summer Berries
    Blooms:
    Early spring flowers, followed by early summer fruit.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Early spring flowers, followed by early summer fruit.
    Flower color:Pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. In extremely hot, arid summer areas, best with some shelter from harsh, reflected afternoon sun. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Winner of "Best Edible Plant" at the 2011 Farwest Show.

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