- Common Name(s):
- Creeping blueberry
- 'Well's Delight'
- Groundcover, Native Plants
Creeping blueberry is a groundcover in the Ericaceae family native to southeastern US. It has a fair drought tolerance.
Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Vaccinium support the following specialized bees:Andrena (Conandrena) bradleyi, Andrena (Andrena) carolina, Panurginus atramontensis, Habropoda laboriosa, Colletes productus, Colletes validus, and Osmia (Melanosmia) virga.
- .5-1 ft.
- Shiny deep green to bronze leaves; horizontal branches
- Small cluster of rosy red flowers in spring
- Sun to light shade; acidic, organically rich soil with good drainage; prefers sandy soil
- 6-12 in.
- Low mat
NCCES plant id: 373