Botanical Name: Gaultheria hispidula
Height: Very, very low.
Season of bloom: Early summer
Growing Conditions: Shade. Constantly moist, organic acidic soil. Often found creeping on well-rotted wood.
Wildlife benefits: Something must eat the white berries? Something small.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes. Grown from cuttings.
Remarks: Very nice in woodland-themed troughs and containers.
Similar species: Wintergreen.
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