Find us online: Related to our common heather, Bog Rosemary carries clusters of beautiful pale pink, bell-shaped flowers in early … Botanical name. Andromeda polifolia Blue Ice is an extra hardy, evergreen, small shrub, native to North America, Europe, including (but rare) the Uk. It is in leaf all year, in flower from May to September. Andromeda Andromeda. Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Bog rosemary. datasets have provided data to the NBN Atlas for this species.. Browse the list of datasets and find organisations you can join if you are interested in participating in a survey for species like Andromeda polifolia L. WINTER SALE - Usually 7.99, today just 4.99 - Save £3! It is found in Wales and the centre (boggy bit) of Ireland. Genus. BSBI List of British & Irish Vascular Plants and Stoneworts, version 1 (Recommended) CELl Higher Plants, version 1 JNCC collation of taxon designations, version 3 Checklists containing Andromeda polifolia L. . Andromeda polifolia is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in) at a slow rate. Bog rosemary 'Compacta' , Compact bog rosemary. An outstanding and fully hardy evergreen plant, from early to mid-spring it bears att and Northern Asia, where they naturally grow in damp acidic locations. Andromeda polifolia 'Compacta' Other names. Andromeda polifolia L. (Bog Rosemary, Bog-rosemary) Interactions where Andromeda polifolia is the victim or passive partner (and generally loses out from the process) . It is the only member of the genus Andromeda, and is only found in bogs in cold peat-accumulating areas. This Andromeda has amazing evergreen foliage and beautiful pink flowers. Bog rosemary, (Andromeda polifolia), also called moorwort, low evergreen shrub of the heath family . The plant is native to bogs in northeastern North America, northern and central Europe, and northern Asia. The specific epithet polifolia … Andromeda polifolia is found in the middle of the island of Great Britain and is absent from southern England and most of Scotland. The following relationships have been collated from the published literature (see 'References'). Flaxmere, Cheshire, 17th May 2004 and 9th May 2005. Several ornamental cultivars have been developed, though the plant requires cool moist conditions and acidic soil to flourish. A superb ornamental plant with very attractive slender stems with blue green narrow leaves. More View ... United Kingdom (England, Wales, Mainland Scotland, Scottish Islands, Scottish Highlands, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland, Isles of Scilly) General Order Form . A low growing shrub, Andromeda polifolia Blue Lagoon is an attractive evergreen with grey-blue foliage similar to common Rosemary, albeit inedible. The plant is self-fertile. 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