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.
5 (lance-leaved goldenrod) * Festuca ovina (sheep fescue) -- -- -- Festuca subverticillata -- -- -- (nodding fescue) * Fragaria vesca (woodland strawberry) * -- -- -- Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw) * -- -- -- Galium circaezans (wild licorice) * -- -- -- Gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen) * -- -- -- Geranium maculatum (wild geranium) * -- 2.
They include: Euonymus "Emerald 'n' Gold" and Euonymus "Gray Beauty"; Pieris japonica "Little Heath" with its silvered edged leaves; Hebe topiaria, which is compact with tiny grey/green leaves; Gaultheria procumbens, which has attractive leaves with tiny white bell-like flowers and red berries; and Skimmia japonica, with shiny leaves, red buds and, later, white flowers.