Peach Sorbet® Blueberry
Peach Sorbet® Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-043' Plant Patent #23,325Item #8171 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
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Award-winning compact blueberry is a four-season showstopper! White bell-shaped flowers yield a bounty of delicious, sweet blueberries. Colorful leaves range from emerald green to peachy pink and orange. Evergreen in most climates, with rich eggplant purple winter foliage. An outstanding choice for landscape or patio. Mid-season producer.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sumPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:Compact, MoundingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Compact Form, Dwarf Plant, Edible, Fall Color, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:Spring flowers followed by midsummer fruit.Flower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasPeach Sorbet is full of charm, color year-round and is a perfect landscape or patio container plant. Consider planting as a small hedge or plant en masse for dramatic color all year. In decorative patio containers, Peach Sorbet is beautiful all by itself or mixed in as an accent with other ornamental plants.Companion PlantsStrawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)
- CareCare InformationProvide acidic, well-drained soil. Fertilize early spring with an acid fertilizer. (Rhododendron/Azalea blends are perfect.) Recommended winter chill: 300 hours or less. Annual pruning to remove dead or non-fruiting wood promotes plant growth and berry production.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:One of three inaugural introductions from a collection created by Fall Creek Farm & Nursery in Oregon, Peach Sorbet Blueberry is the result of a decades-long breeding program that has focused on finding exciting new berry plants for the home gardener that are simple to grow, exceptionally beautiful, and delicious. Also included in the collection are Jelly Bean Blueberry and Raspberry Shortcake Dwarf Thornless Raspberry. Peach Sorbet was awarded Outstanding Plant in the 2012 New Varieties Showcase at the Farwest Flower and Garden Show.