The first blueberry giving you not one but two harvests of tasty berries. Its first bountiful crop appears in mid-summer and re-fruits again in fall. Growing this scrumptious variety in your own home garden allows you to enjoy deep blue berries that are small, sweet and delectable. Used as an ornamental shrub, this blueberry makes a great low hedge bordering patios, walkways or decks. Perpetua™ Blueberry freezes like a dream so you can enjoy the taste of summer all year long. These berries are perfect for muffins, desserts and fresh eating. Doubling as an ornamental—glossy, dark green foliage and delicate white blooms in the spring and summer, berries in the summer and fall, shades of red foliage in autumn and branches that turn red and gold in winter. This attractive bush offers year-round interest. Self-pollinating. Vaccinum x 'ORUS-61-1' PP#24,209
Flower FormLarge urn shaped 3/4" fruit borne in loose axillary clusters
Foliage TypeGlossy, dark blue-green simple elliptical 1-2" long and half as wide
Soil RequirementAcid, humus enriched soil
Unique CharactersticsMonrovia: Perpetua produces two crops of delicious blueberries! The first fruit will appear after the spring bloom in midsummer, then it reblooms in summer, providing a late season crop in the fall. The dark green leaves will turn to deep red and greens in the winter, making it a beautiful year-long addition to any landscape.
Height/Habit4 - 5 feet
Growth RateSlow once established, which takes approximately 8 - 10 weeks