It is a small shrub growing to 10–20 centimetres (rarely to 40 cm) tall with slender stems. The leaves are evergreen, alternately arranged, lanceolate, 1–5 centimetres long and 2–8 millimetres broad, dark green above (purplish in winter) and white beneath with the leaf margins curled under. The flowers are bell-shaped, white to pink, 5–8 mm long; flowering is in late spring to early summer. The fruit is a small capsule containing numerous seeds.
'Compacta' shown here is a small evergreen shrub to 20cm in height, with oval leaves and terminal clusters of clear pink, globose flowers.
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What lovely shades of pink!ReplyDelete
It's a pretty little thing!ReplyDelete
Never seen these - so cute! They remind me a little on a snowdrop.ReplyDelete
Beatiful andromeda! I have one tooReplyDelete
They are lovely. It is amazing that these pretty flowers share the name with a galaxy.ReplyDelete
Oh , i love those little flowers, they`re remind me a bit of Lily of the Valley ! Great shot !ReplyDelete
Have a lucky weekend .
Very cute. The flowers look like pink Lily of the Valley, a bit.ReplyDelete
what wonderful little blossoms. They look like amazing bells!
I wish you a nice weekend,
Fabulous tiny flowers. Amazing !ReplyDelete
Best regards, Synnöve
Amazing colors. Thank you for sharing and hosting. Have a nice weekend.ReplyDelete
what a amazing flower, very lovely......
Pretty in pink!! I love it ;))ReplyDelete
Another plant I've never seen before. I am sure getting an education over here! Gorgeous, unique flowers!ReplyDelete
How beautiful is this flower. I have never seen them.ReplyDelete
Thank you for showing me!
What can I say...these are so beautiful flowers !!!ReplyDelete
Happy weekend !