Andromeda polifolia L.

Shrub to 30 cm or so high with creeping rhizomes. Leaves to 5 cm long, linear-oblong, waxy blue below. Flowers in pink clusters; spring to summer. Fruit a long-stalked capsule.

N America, Eurasia

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Ericaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Andromeda polifolia 'Alba'

Flowers white.

Andromeda polifolia 'Compacta'

Habit compact, flowers bright pink.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Ericaceae
genus        Andromeda L.