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x Phylliopsis ‘Sugar Plum’
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x Phylliopsis ‘Sugar Plum’ full sun  partial shade

Conjuring visions of dancing fairies, this enchanting Ericaceous gem is an intergeneric hybrid between Phyllodoce and Kalmiopsis, conceived at Hillier’s in the 1980s. Dainty deep pink urns nearly envelope a tidy low evergreen mound of compact dark green Heather-like foliage. With reddish stems and calyxes, ‘Sugar Plum’ offers a flowery summer encore, prospers in well-drained acidic soil and looks simply irresistible in the rockery, alpine garden or a treasured container.

Blooms May – June.

Size: 6' 0"–10' 0" high x 12"–2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 5.

x Phylliopsis ‘Sugar Plum’ (S-0748)
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