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Gaultheria micronata - 'Crimsonia'

Gaultheria micronata - 'Crimsonia'
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Autumn), Red Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Gaultheria micronata:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Gaultheria micronata

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Gaultheria micronata:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

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