Pink Icing® Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-079' PP #23,336

SKU
08485
Pink Icing™ has breathtaking foliage colors and large, robust flavored berries. Spring foliage has many shades of pink mixed with blue and deep greens, and turns a stunning iridescent turquoise blue in winter. Plant this variety in decorative patio pots or in the landscape for year-round color and beauty. Semi-evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sumum
Average Size at MaturityMounded, slightly spreading form; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring, followed by midsummer fruit.
Design IdeasImpressive planted en masse as a low hedge or foundation planting. A superb background companion to Peach Sorbet™ Blueberry for varying heights of foliage color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Showy Fruit, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Bayberry (Myrica)

Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in very hot, arid climates. Water deeply and regularly. Before new growth begins in early spring feed with an acidic fertilizer, and prune away dead or non-fruiting wood to promote growth and berry production. Recommended winter chill: 500 hours.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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