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Pernettya mucronata - 'Mascala' (Pernettya)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pernettya mucronata:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Spiney growth can deter unwanted visitors!
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Pernettya mucronata

  • Spiney plant - can scratch young children and gardeners!

Design & Plant Use for Pernettya mucronata:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

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View other ground cover plants with white flowers, or ground cover plants with dark green foliage

Common Missspellings: Pernetya, Pernettea, Pernetia, Pernettia

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