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Chimaphila umbellata

Umbellate wintergreen

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.3m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Chimaphila umbellata (Umbellate wintergreen). An evergreen perennial shrub from Northern Europe, North America and east Asia. Bears swirls of narrowly oval dark green toothed leaves in early summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Western Prince's pine

Origin

N. Europe, N. America, E. Asia

Interest and use

Found in woods or on rocky ground.

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Needs

  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

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