Fruit: Medium-small size, mild flavor.
Bush: Highly branched, ultra compact, dwarf plant; ht up to 18” wide and high.
Hardiness Zon: 5-8
White flowers lasting several weeks, completely cover plant. Deciduous with foliage turning a blazing crimson color in the fall. Dwarf type cultivar good in a defined border, rock garden or growing in a container as small as 2 1/2 gallons. Variable in size and compactness. Needs full sun. Slow growing.
Hardiness Zone: 2-7
Also called mountain cranberry. Evergreen dwarf shrub reaching a height of 12” with leathery glossy leaves and carmine colored berries. Grows in full sun to partial shade. Flowers are pink appearing in mid-spring. Plant is attractive to bees and butterflies.
Fruit: Blackish-purplish berries.
Bush: ht. 2-3 ft.; spreading; evergreen shrub.
Hardiness Zone: 6-10
A native shrub valuable to any landscape. Tolerates full sun, part sun, shade, sand and clay. Is tolerant of salt spray and ideally suited to the Pacific Northwest. Can be used as a hedgerow, trimmed hedge or in a container. New growth foliage color is red turning to a glossy, dark green. Flowers are white to a blush of pink flower color. Hummingbirds, bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers. Foliage is highly sought after in the florist trade. Will grow more berries in full sun but will grow taller in shade. Tart tasting and dark blue berries ripen in late summer.
Fruit: Small, tasty.
Bush: 1 ft. to 1.5 ft.
Hardiness Zone: 5-8
The University of British Columbia Botanical Gardens introduced this evergreen huckleberry with large leaves and abundant flowers. Early spring foliage is an intense brick red in full sun and copper in shade with a profusion of pink streaked bright white flowers. Tasty fruit.