Mitchella repens, commonly called partridge berry (also partridgeberry), is an herbaceous, woodland, mat-forming, evergreen perennial. An evergreen ground cover that displays interesting foliage, flowers and fruit. Plant in woodland/shade gardens, under trees and in part shade areas of border fronts and rock gardens. Also effective around small ponds. Many gardeners believe this ground cover is...
Botanical Name: Mitchella repens
Nom Français: Mitchella rampant


Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5
Pollinators: Birds | Mammals
Sun or Shade: Partial Sun | Shade
Plant Type: Shrub
Height: Less than 1 foot (27 cms or less)
Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland
It grows well in hardiness zones: 3 to 8


Coniferous and mixed woods, dappled shade
Water requirement: Need constant moisture


This is a low maintenance plant.


Spread: Up to 25cm


Edible | Native to Canada

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