Gaylussacia brachycera

Box Huckleberry

Family: Ericaceae Heath

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 8B
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink, white
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, ground cover, woodland garden
Height 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Acidic
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive