Vaccinium Vitis-idaea Red Candy
‘Red Candy’ is a bushy, dwarf, evergreen shrub, with small, shiny, dark green leaves and sprays of pinky-white, bell-shaped flowers in late spring to early summer, followed by bright red, edible berries. Unique for its compact size, large berries, abundance of flowers, and vigorous growth.
Plant in a full to partly sunny location, in acidic soil with plenty of compost or peat moss. ‘Red Candy’ can handle some excess moisture but it does not like to dry out.
- Common Name Lingonberry
- Variety Red Candy
- Zone Zone 4
- Mature Size 7"H x 12"W
- Bloom Time Late Spring
- Plant Type Evergreen Shrub, Fruits, Groundcovers
- Flower Color Pinkish-White
Photo courtesy of Concept Plants.