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Gaultheria Procumbens (Checkerberry) is a small low growing shrub. The leaves are evergreen with a distinct oil of wintergreen scent. It has white bell shaped flowersin the late summer and red berries in the autumn. It is ideal as a ground cover plant.
Plant Type: Shrub
Plant Height & Spread: 10cm x 150cm
Foliage Colour: Purple/Green
Foliage Type: Semi Evergreen/Perennial, Scented
Seasons of Interest: Late Summer - Autumn
Soil Condition: Well-drained, Fertile
Planting Position: Full Sun/Full Shade
Plant Care & Advice
To Plant; - gently loosen plants from their trays by pushing them up from the base. Knock out plants from pots by giving a sharp tap to the bottom with the handle of your trowel. Remember, keep your hand securely over the top of the plant when doing this so you do not drop it on the ground! Handle plants by leaves or rootball. Use a compost that drains freely.
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