Like its dogwood relatives, bunchberry has flowers surrounded by showy white bracts in spring. After flowering, small bunches of bright red, edible berries appear in late summer. Foliage turns bright yellow to red in autumn.
- Part Sun,Shade
- Plant Type:
- Plant Height:
- 6-9 inches tall
- Plant Width:
- 6-12 inches wide
- Landscape Uses:
- Beds & Borders,Groundcover
- Special Features:
- Flowers,Attractive Foliage,Fall Color,Attracts Birds,Tolerates Wet Soil
Bunchberry makes a lovely carpet surrounding larger hostas. Gold and chartreuse hostas play off bunchberries red fruits, and white variegated forms look good with bunchberry blooms.Foamflower
Feathery foamflower softens the medium texture of bunchberry. Its lobed foliage contrasts well with the whorls of bunchberry foliage.Hydrangea
Hydrangeas and bunchberry both appreciate constant moisture and partial shade. Use bunchberry at the base of pink, white, or blue hydrangeas for a stunning effect.
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