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Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'

Blue Ice Bog Rosemary
Zone: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 18 feet
Width: Maximum 24 feet
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A variety of andromeda with pink flowers. This slow growing shrub will eventually reach 1-2' high and 2-3' in width. In its natural habitat it is found in peat or sphagnum bogs. Prefers continually cool and moist peaty or sandy soil and sun or partial shade. 'Blue Ice' has beautiful, soft blue-gray foliage.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

This hard-to-find ericaceous shrub forms a neat mound of tough, narrow, almost needle-like leaves that are a striking ice blue in color. It is decorated with clusters of delicate pink flowers in early spring. A very choice rock garden plant. Requires moist, peaty or sandy soil.


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

Sweet evergreen shrub, to only 18” tall, with narrow blue leaves and pink urn-shaped flowers in spring. Best in light acid soil with some summer water. Prefers light shade. Cold hardy to at least 0F, USDA zone 7.


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 2
Briggs Nursery Porter, WA Email now 800-444-1515 Container: 2 Liner: 3
Gaston Nursery LLC dba Fisher Farms Gaston, OR Email now 503-985-7561 Container: 3
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  • Kraemer's Nursery Inc. Mt. Angel, OR Email now 877-845-2283 Container: 4
    Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X Liner: X
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  • Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Container: X Liner: X