Empetrum nigrum (Crowberry)

Family:  Ericaceae
Zone:  3 - 8
Natural Range:  Circumboreal
Soil:  Humus rich
Light:  Sun, part sun
Height:  4" -12"
Bloom Time:  June to July
Attracts:  Bees
Pest Resistance:  Deer, Rabbit
Attributes:  Evergreen.  Leaves are alternate, appearing whorled to 1/4" long.  Woody brown stems creeping along the ground forming mats.  Tiny white flowers with pink-purple stigma and stamens.  Black fruit
Notes:Long history of medicinal uses.
Pot size:  Deep Round Pot