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Andromeda polifolia, Bog Rosemary

Andromeda polifolia

Bog Rosemary
Family: Ericaceae
Origin: N. Europe, N. Asia and northern North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquaticRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

One of several broadleaf evergreen bog shrubs.

Distinguished from other bog shrubs by shape and bluegreen color of leaf.

Bog, often on floating mats of vegetation.

Cool, acidic soil (pH of 4.5-5)



Andromeda polifolia, Bog Rosemary
Andromeda polifolia, Bog Rosemary


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