This Andromeda has amazing evergreen foliage and beautiful pink flowers. WINTER SALE - Usually 7.99, today just 4.99 - Save £3! The following relationships have been collated from the published literature (see 'References'). and Northern Asia, where they naturally grow in damp acidic locations. A superb ornamental plant with very attractive slender stems with blue green narrow leaves. Andromeda polifolia 'Compacta' Other names. The genus was named by Carl Linnaeus who compared the plant to Andromeda from Greek mythology when he observed it during his 1732 expedition to Lapland. Andromeda polifolia is found in the middle of the island of Great Britain and is absent from southern England and most of Scotland. Andromeda polifolia, common name bog-rosemary, is a species of flowering plant native to northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere. An outstanding and fully hardy evergreen plant, from early to mid-spring it bears att The plant is native to bogs in northeastern North America, northern and central Europe, and northern Asia. Andromeda polifolia Blue Ice is an extra hardy, evergreen, small shrub, native to North America, Europe, including (but rare) the Uk. It is found in Wales and the centre (boggy bit) of Ireland. A low growing shrub, Andromeda polifolia Blue Lagoon is an attractive evergreen with grey-blue foliage similar to common Rosemary, albeit inedible. Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Bog rosemary. The specific epithet polifolia … Andromeda polifolia L. (Bog Rosemary, Bog-rosemary) Interactions where Andromeda polifolia is the victim or passive partner (and generally loses out from the process) . More View ... United Kingdom (England, Wales, Mainland Scotland, Scottish Islands, Scottish Highlands, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland, Isles of Scilly) General Order Form . Related to our common heather, Bog Rosemary carries clusters of beautiful pale pink, bell-shaped flowers in early … BSBI List of British & Irish Vascular Plants and Stoneworts, version 1 (Recommended) CELl Higher Plants, version 1 JNCC collation of taxon designations, version 3 Find us online: Genus. It is the only member of the genus Andromeda, and is only found in bogs in cold peat-accumulating areas. It is in leaf all year, in flower from May to September. Variety or Cultivar 'Compacta' _ 'Compacta' is a compact, mound-forming, evergreen perennial with linear to narrowly oblong, glossy, dark green leaves and umbels of urn-shaped, pink flowers from spring into summer. Bog rosemary, (Andromeda polifolia), also called moorwort, low evergreen shrub of the heath family . Andromeda Andromeda. Andromeda polifolia is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in) at a slow rate. The plant is self-fertile. datasets have provided data to the NBN Atlas for this species.. 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