TIME Compact shrub Pernettya
, or wintertime, produces BERRIES in pink, lilac, white and red, which birds rarely touch.
RED ALERT: Cotoneaster horizontalis FRESH: Euonymus fortunei NATURE'S RESERVE: Ground cover gives shelter and food PURPLE REIGN: Pernettya
also known as Wintertime and Prickly Heath
mucronata, sometimes still called Pernettya
, with white, pink or red berries at this time of year and, providing that you can offer the plants an acid compost or soil, they will give a fruity display for years to come.
Other groups that receive strong support include a dade containing Tepuia, Diplycosia, Gaultheria, and Pernettya
(100% parjac) and Therorhodion as sister to Rhododendron + Menziesia + Diplarche.
Or you could go for a bay tree and for fruiting plants there's pernettya
WINTERTIME Compact shrub Pernettya
, or wintertime, produces berries in pink, lilac, white and red, which birds rarely touch.
QI've just bought a pernettya
bush with glorious pink berries.
PLANT a few inexpensive winter interest plants in an unused summer container - perhaps winter-flowering heathers, pansies, bellis or pernettya
- they will create a display you can really enjoy over the next few months.
A particularly weedy species in the high-elevation paramo, Pernettya
prostrata, is resistant to trampling by cattle and is a successional species in heavily grazed areas.
Berry inviting Pernettya
is a dwarf evergreen shrub with shiny leaves and the most spectacular berries, which last from late summer well into spring.
A I love pernettya
, a deep berry coloured shrub that grows up to 4ft.
Dioecious species are included in the dicot genera Coprosma, Fagara, Pernettya
, and Robinsonia; Juania is the only dioecious monocot in the archipelago.
Berrying plants Pernettya
is a big favourite of mine.
USE ornamental grasses such as the Japanese blood grass with the seasonal blooms of dwarf asters and ground-hugging Pernettya
, which has jewel-like berries, to make dazzling displays to decorate your doorstep through the winter months.
Try violas, pansies, primroses, spring- flowering heathers and pernettya