Romence Gardens

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Common Name: Wintergreen
Plant Type: Perennial, Ground Cover
Exposure: Shade to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Summer
Garden Height: 2-6 Inches
Garden Spread: 2-6 Inches
Size Category: Short: 18 Inches or less
Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

Will begin shipping Apr 1st 2024 . Ship by date varies based on your location, hardiness zone, and the maturity level of the plant. If you have a specific shipping time request, please add it in the comments for your order.

Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

  • Superb native groundcover--try it under Rhododendrons & Azaleas
  • Prefers moist, peaty soil in partial shade
  • Berries are edible!

Gaultheria procumbens is an interesting plant with evergreen foliage and red berries. The foliage changes to a bright burgundy color in the fall. Use in the shady garden or woodland areas. It is native to the eastern U.S.

Uses: Groundcover
Notable Features: Evergreen, Native
Growth Habit: Spreading


  • seem to be struggling in my setting 3

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 7th 2019

    I've planted five of these in shade adjacent to patio stones. They're hanging on, but not lush. The ones established two summers ago didn't set berries this year; the ones planted this year are less prosperous than they looked when I put them in. Perhaps not enough light . . . perhaps not optimal moisture. Hoping they'll catch on. The plants are truly lovely when they arrive.

Gaultheria procumbens


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