Leaf blades white-glaucous or, sometimes, green abaxially, (1-)2-5 cm × 1-8 mm. It is hardy to zone (UK) 2. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Bog Rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) is a small, native evergreen shrub with blue-gray foliage which produces small pinkish flowers in spring.It grows in bogs at the Paul Smiths VIC and other locations in the Adirondack Mountains and upstate New York. Reference page. 1753. – bog rosemary Subordinate Taxa. Checklists containing Andromeda polifolia L. BSBI List of British & Irish Vascular Plants and Stoneworts, version 1 (Recommended) ... Bog-Rosemary. Topped by clusters of delicate soft pink bell like flowers from May - June. glaucophylla (Link) DC As it prefers acid soil, mix up some compost and peat moss for in the planting hole to give it a good start. Bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia L. kingdom Plantae - plants » divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants » class Rosopsida - eudicots » order Ericales » family Ericaceae » genus Andromeda - bog rosemary Andromeda polifolia. polifolia) is an evergreen shrub native to the northwest. PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State. Bog rosemary spreads readily and is resistant to problems associated with compacted soil, wind or … : wet Exposure req. 1. Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock. Bog Rosemary Ericaceae Europe N. Asia N. America. Vernacular names [edit wikidata 'Andromeda polifolia'] English : bog rosemary, bog-rosemary , Bog-rosemary, Northern bog-rosemary, Marsh holyrose العربية : أندروميدة ذات أوراق قطبية Andromeda polifolia L. Family: Ericaceae. The common name of this plant reflects the fact that its leaves are similar to those of common garden Rosemary, although the two … Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Andromeda, Bog Rosemary, Common Bog Rosemary, Marsh Andromeda (Andromeda polifolia) 'Blue Ice' … Plants 5-80 cm, (without multicellular hairs); rootstocks creeping, ± horizontal. Andromeda polifolia. It is distributed across northern regions of North America, Asia and Europe. Conservation Considerations . Pages in category "Andromeda polifolia" This category contains only the following page. Andromeda*: bog rosemary . It is confined to central Britain, from mid-Wales (especially Cardiganshire) to southern Scotland. Andromeda polifolia Linnaeus, Sp. The scientific name — Andromeda Polifolia — came about when this plant was first seen by Carl Linnaeus in his 1732 trek through Lapland.Linnaeus thought the plant was as beautiful as the mythical goddess Andromeda. A lovely understory shrub for wet areas, this beauty is most comfortable in sun. Suggested uses. A native plant, it is commonly found in the northeastern parts of the United States. Echinopsis mammillosa ?? Bog Rosemary Andromeda polifolia . In Ireland, it is mostly found on the bogs of the central plain. A charming dwarf creeping evergreen shrub to 1' with slender stems clothed in narrow bluish-green leaves white beneath. 2020. Bog Rosemary, Bog-rosemary Ericaceae (Heath Family) Synonym(s): Andromeda glaucophylla, Andromeda glaucophylla var. Published on the internet. Posted by JuliaPGH on Jul 16, 2018 8:50 PM. Species: Bog-rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) Global Rank: G5 State Rank: S3 Climate Change Vulnerability Index: Extremely Vulnerable Confidence: Very High Habitat: Bog-rosemary is often found in open peatlands dominated by leatherleaf, sedges, and sphagnum mosses (Rhoads and Klein 1993; Rhoads and Block 2007). The bog rosemary is a small evergreen sub-shrub with round pink flowers occurring on raised bogs. Height: 1.50 ft. (Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies) Pl. jamesiana (Lepage) Boivin Andromeda polifolia L. var. Bog-rosemary is an indicator of bog habitats that feature various orchids, insectivorous plants such as sundew, bladderwort, and pitcher plant, and Plant in moist, free-draining acidic soil in sun or shade. datasets have provided data to the NBN Atlas for this species.. Browse the list of datasets and find organisations you can join if you are interested in participating in a survey for species like Andromeda polifolia L. Help! Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Andromeda polifolia, common name bog-rosemary, is a species of flowering plant native to northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Soils are deep, glaucophylla (Link) DC. International Plant Names Index. Bog Rosemary (Andromeda polifolia) Bog Rosemary is a low, creeping evergreen shrub that is ideal for soggy areas in the landscape. A low growing shrub, Andromeda polifolia Blue Lagoon is an attractive evergreen with grey-blue foliage similar to common Rosemary, albeit inedible. Terminal clusters of soft pink flowers in May-June. This plant has no children Legal Status. Availability: Medium Growing ease: Medium Moisture req. Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' (Bog rosemary 'Blue Ice') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years. It has spread across North America in USDA zones 2-9. I planted a beautiful Andromeda polifolia Blue Ice Bog Rosemary this spring and have been loving its unusual blue hue - until... it started drying up. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Suitable for Infrataxa: Based primarily on distribution, plant size, and pedicel length, some systematists recognize 3 varieties of bog rosemary [56,60,69]: Andromeda polifolia L. var. Andromeda polifolia L. – bog rosemary Subordinate Taxa. The scientific name of bog rosemary is Andromeda polifolia L. (Ericaceae) [56,60,69]. The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Andromeda polifolia . It is the only member of the genus Andromeda, and is only found in bogs in cold peat-accumulating areas. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees, Lepidoptera (Moths & … It should come as no surprise that Bog Rosemary is often found in bogs. Range map for Bog Rosemary (Andromeda polifolia). Evergreen Shrub. The common name — Bog Rosemary — is because its leaves resemble the leaves of the edible herb plant Rosemary. The plant is native to bogs in northeastern North America, northern and central Europe, and northern Asia. 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