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Vaccinium hybrida Blue Rose

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Vaccinium hybrida Blue Rose Blueberry,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Vigorous deciduous, dense bush with upright stems growing up to 1.8m. Bright green foliage turns scarlet in autumn and has clusters of pendulous pale pink flowers. Blue Rose produces 4 -6kg large edible berries from December. Can be self-fertile but will perform better when pollinated by another variety. An attractive plant with true ornamental value. Its taller dimensions makes this a good choice for in-ground planting. Grows approx 1.8m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate