Vaccinium darrowii

Darrow's blueberry


wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 2 ft    Width: wide-spreading
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      blue,purple,black
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Low hedge or border plant, specimen plant in a wildflower garden, mass planting.
Considerations: Must have acidic soil.
Propagation: Seed, softwood cuttings, and division.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic


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Attracts various pollinators, especially native bees. Birds and other wildlife consume the fruit.
Native Habitats: Moist sites. Flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:


Edible fruits.

Other Comments:

Leaves are glaucous and appear to be blue-green.