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Blue Ice Bog Rosemary

Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'

SKU
01663
This low growing mound of icy blue foliage blanketed by masses of nodding, bell-shaped, small, pink flowers creates a dramatic effect as a groundcover. A lovely plant with a compact, spreading habit that is a charming addition to a rock garden and along stream margins. Beautiful as a low border or in containers. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationan-DROM-eh-duh po-lee-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Companion PlantsTurtlehead (Chelone); Ligularia (Ligularia); Spiderwort (Tradescantia); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Bee Balm (Monarda); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)

Requires organically rich, strongly acidic, moisture retentive soil; provide shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart as a groundcover, or closer for faster coverage; control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-6

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