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A genus of 170 evergreen shrubs, varying from tall bushes to ground-hugging shrublets. Most are early summer flowering with elegant hanging waxy bell flowers followed by showy bright berrylike fruits. Prefer rather moist, acid soil in shade. Named for Jean Francois Gaultier (1708- 1756), a Quebec physician and botanist.

GAULTHERIA procumbensSpring1651
Wintergreen, Tea Berry10cm  Zone: 2
A small evergreen shrublet with thick, toothed, glossy foliage with a circumboreal distribution. Normally grows in open shade in dry or moist sites in acid soil. Elegant white, bell-like flowers, in umbels. Fruit is a round berry, red at maturity. A tea is made of the leaves and the plant is the source of "wintergreen oil" which was used as a flavoring in candies, chewing gum, and some medicine. The berries are edible and have a strong wintergreen taste. They can be cooked into pies or eaten raw. Seed wild collected in Ontario.
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator.
50 seeds  $4.25   

GAULTHERIA shallonLate Spring1652
Salal1m  Zone: 5/6
Native of western North America with leathery, shiny, dark green foliage. Urn-shaped pink to white flowers followed by purple to black berries, often used in jellies. Common in a variety of habitats, from bogs to dry woods and well-drained mountain slopes. Seed collected in BC.
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator.
30 seeds  $4.25   

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