Blue Ice Bog Rosemary
Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
|Botanical Pronunciation||an-DROM-eh-duh po-lee-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Colorful Groundcover|
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