Misty Early Season Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Misty' (Southern Highbush)
Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
|Description||Masses of small pink flower clusters appear in late spring and give way to sky-blue, medium, very sweet fruit in summer. A good variety for warmer southern regions. An upright, spreading habit with attractive blue-green foliage that remains evergreen in mild winters or turns brilliant red before falling in cold climates. Recommended chill: 300 hours.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Low Chill Requirement, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica); Camellia (Camellia)|
|Care||Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an 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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.