Vaccinium corymbosum Patriot (Highbush Blueberry)

This deciduous shrub has multiple stems of twiggy branches bearing glossy foliage that in spring is red-tinged green and becomes dark blue-green in summer, then turning shades of yellow, orange, and burgundy in fall. Clusters of small, pink-flushed white flowers in spring give way to edible powdery-blue berries. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
5-6 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar

Red buds open to reveal blazing flame-red flowers on this heavy bloomer. Green foliage is disease resistant and turns red in the fall. Upright/erect form.

Blooms early to mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Deciduous
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant

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This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This dwarf evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Clusters of deep fuchsia flower buds open to reveal pink blooms with a contrasting pink-red blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which remains attractive into the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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This deciduous shrub has multiple stems of twiggy branches bearing glossy foliage that in spring is red-tinged green and becomes dark blue-green in summer, then turning shades of yellow, orange, and burgundy in fall. Clusters of small, pink-flushed white flowers in spring give way to edible powdery-blue berries. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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This deciduous shrub has multiple stems of twiggy branches bearing glossy foliage that in spring is red-tinged green and becomes dark blue-green in summer, then turning shades of yellow, orange, and burgundy in fall. Clusters of small, pink-flushed white flowers in spring give way to edible powdery-blue berries. Fast growth rate.

Pair with Patriot, Northland, or Northsky for cross-pollination.

Blooms late spring to summer
4 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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