Die Rosmarinheide (Andromeda polifolia), auch Polei-Gränke, Lavendelheide, Poleirosmarinheide und Sumpfrosmarin genannt, ist eine (oder die einzige) Pflanzenart aus der Gattung Andromeda innerhalb der Familie der Heidekrautgewächse (Ericaceae). Site: Full sun or part shade Soil: Moist peaty, soils. (I killed the one a couple of years ago that was planted in ordinary good garden soil in 1/2 day sun and 1/2 day bright shade.) Picture from the mid-May.{{gwi:261578}}. My zenobia has been in the ground for 3 years. Blätter wie Rosmarin und Blüten wie eine Heide - Sie müssen zugeben, dass die Rosmarinheide ‘Blue Ice‘ eine außergewöhnliche Zierpflanze ist. It drives me crazy. Wie ihr … Maybe I'll go back and see if there are any left where I bought it and try it in the wetland on my property that naturally grows sphagnum and a variety of wetland shrubs and perennials. Prefers continually cool and moist peaty or sandy soil and sun or partial shade. Sigh, mainegrower. SIZE/TYPE: small shrub: USUAL HEIGHT: 0.2-0.6m: USUAL WIDTH: 0.6-1m: LEAVES: evergreen broadleaf: COLOUR OF LEAVES: silvery-blue FLOWERS: less showy but noticeable: COLOUR OF FLOWERS: pink BLOOMING TIME: May - June : LOCATION: full to partial sun: USDA zone (lowest) 2 (down to -45°C) WINTER PROTECTION : FOR … Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Common name: bog rosemary; marsh holywort: Family: ericaceae: Life cycle: shrub (Z2-6) Flowers: pink: Size: 12-24" Light: sun-part shade: Cultural notes: moist, acidic soil: This evergreen shrub prefers cool temperatures and consistently moist soil. Availability: In stock. *** We are very sorry but we can no longer accept orders for UK delivery due to Covid-19 related transport issues ***. I promised earlier up in this post to stop back in to report on how my Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' plants did in their raised bed of well-aged manure mulched heavily with wood shavings. And to never let it dry out. To accept cookies from this site, please click the Allow button. Needs full sun which you can't give it because it will dry out... Aaargh! The owner of the nursery where I bought mine said his own plant died back a bit in the middle too. But I guess that's exactly what this plant wants. The lovelyyet poisonousbog rosemary, Andromeda polifolia, is a small evergreen shrub that is usually found in marshy conditions. Prune Andromeda Blue Lagoon right after it blooms and before it sets fruit. A variety of andromeda with pink flowers. That's not so hard. Andromeda polifolia Blue Ice-Bog Rosemary Plant in 9 cm pot. He also grows a white-flowered form in a hypertufa trough with success. Monique, Really!? --My Andromeda 'Blue Ice' came from Quackin' Grass. Step two: Place a plastic liner in the hole. In its natural habitat it is found in peat or sphagnum bogs. These sturdy miniature shrubs amaze everyone with their overwhelming flowers in early spring - loads and loads of dainty, pinky-white flower clusters. Will fun sun affect it's color?Bleaching it or intensifying it? Bog rosemary, (Andromeda polifolia), also called moorwort, low evergreen shrub of the heath family . I am sorry to hear of everyone else's woes but I still don't understand what this plant wants. Andromeda does grow wild in bogs here where the soil is rich in organics (basically pure peat), constantly moist to wet (not well drained) and poor in nutrient availability. Plant in sun or part shade. i really enjoy their weekly newsletter. Availability: In stock. Blue Ice Bog Rosemary is recommended for the following landscape applications; General Garden Use; Planting & Growing. so if don't have well drained soil, this should be a breeze to grow. Several ornamental cultivars have been developed, though the plant requires cool moist conditions and acidic soil to flourish. 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