Winter Splash™ Wintergreen Plant - Gaultheria -Teaberry - 4" Pot
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The only variegated Wintergreen on the market, Winter Splash™ has showy white and green leaves that turn pink in the winter. Winter Splash™ has all the other great characteristics of Gaultheria procumbens.
An enchanting plant with red berries. With a name that originated in history. Gaultheria procumbens was named after Jean-Francois Gaultier, a friendly botanist from the 18th century. Driven by his passion for plants, he travelled the whole world to find special plants. During bleak autumn and winter days, Winter Splash will cheer up your house and garden. In summer, serene and white flowers will appear. Winter Splash is an evergreen plant, to USDA zone 4a. It has a compact size of 6" high and 12" wide. It is a perfect plant for indoor and outdoor use. It prefers acid soil and partial shade. Did you know Gaultheria procumbens is a multi-functional plant? Its berries have been used for ice-cream, candy, tea, jam and aromatic oils: you’ll be surprised! Indoors grow in a cool, filtered light or morning sun window. Keep evenly moist, not wet or dry.
Also known as: Eastern Teaberry, Checkerberry, Boxberry, or American Wintergreen