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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

Description:
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

Characteristics
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
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