Gaultheria procumbens

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Synonyms for Gaultheria procumbens

creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil

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Make the most of winter foliage by planting up hanging baskets with Mexican orange blossom (Choisya ternata Sundance), with its bright yellow leaves, contrasting with the dark foliage of Gaultheria procumbens.
Ask for Wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, and most garden centres will not be able to help you.
With a dwarf, rounded habit, Gaultheria procumbens - or the Partridge Berry, as it is commonly known - makes the perfect container specimen.
Hardwoods dominate Type 5, with an overstory of Quercus coccinea above an ericaceous shrub layer of Gaylussacia baccata, Kalmia angustifolia, Gaultheria procumbens, and Vaccinium species.
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS Also known as wintergreen, these creeping shrubs are fantastic for winter containers, combining well with skimmias, winter heathers and ivy.