Vaccinium glaucoalbum

Himalayan Huckleberry

Evergreen Shrub

Handsome blue-green foliage on a compact, rounded shrub is attractive year-round. Soft pink bell flowers in spring are followed by edible, though not abundant, fruit. Happy in the shade but will tolerate some sun.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Showy Fruit or Berry, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Blue

Bloom Season: Spring

Fruit Description: Black, Culinary Value

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Kitchen Garden, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

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