Wintergreen is a Broadleaf Evergreen Shrub
The wintergreen is a broadleaf evergreen shrub species that only grows between 3 and 6 inches tall. The shrub grows in planting zones three through nine and works best in soils that are acidic, moist, well-drained and are rich in nutrients, though ones that have planted for some time can tolerate drier soils. The shrub can thrive with part shade or full shade. The plant begins to bloom during the summer months and produces bell-shaped white flowers that are waxy in texture and have their bright red berries. The Wintergreen leaves are, naturally, evergreen in color and scent.
Wintergreen is a Medicinal Perennial that Thrives in Full or Partial Shade
Wintergreen is also called Chimaphila Maculata. Hardy planting zones are 3-9. The name wintergreen referred to as a group of plants; A group of plants that stayed green all year long, throughout the winter. This perennial can grow up to 12 inches tall and 9 inches wide. The berries have many medicinal purposes. This perennial can grow up to 12 inches tall and 9 inches wide. The berries have many medicinal purposes. The Wintergreen berries are used to help with headaches, fevers. The Wintergreen berries can be made into oil and added to food as flavoring, baking or even added to tobacco for the mint flavoring. This berry is also the wintergreen flavoring you can find in the gum. This plant has many uses and purposes. The Wintergreen does well around the home and has a pleasant aroma.