These plants may be limited in quantity. Please inquire!
Soil: Moist (Hydric), Acidic soil types
Sun: Part shade to shade
Color: White, giving way to a cluster of bright red berries that are quite showy!
Flowers: Flowers are inconspicuous. However, the bracts are showy white.
Leaves: Leaves in a whorl around the stem. Prominent veins that are characteristic of Dogwood leaves.
Bunchberry is a very nice groundcover in a woodland garden or shoreline planting. It grows in the boreal forests, as well as in open bogs. It is found in wooded parks near lakes and streams and thrives in a cool, damp environment. Bunchberry maintains it’s nice foliage throughout the summer. The flowers with white bracts and red berries that follow, give this plant a long season of interest.
Food Uses: Berries are apparently edible and can be eaten as a trail snack. Although they do not have much flavor.