• Plant Type: Shrub
• Sunlight: Full sun, part shade
• Soils: Dry to moist, Average
• Bloom Time: White flowers in May, June
• Size: 1-2 feet in height; 1-3 foot spread
Grow lowbush blueberry in a rock garden or woodland setting. Blueberries are edible and the foliage is attractive and especially vibrant in fall. Thrives in moist, highly organic, well-drained, acidic soil, but can also grow in shady, dry soils that are barren of other plants.
Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides), Intermediate Fern (Dryopteris intermedia)
• Host plant for the Brown Elfin butterfly.
• Pollen and nectar source for a variety of bees and other insects.
• Offers fruit for mammals and birds.
Occurs in forest understory, upland bogs, pastures.