This evergreen shrub prefers cool temperatures and consistently moist soil. Andromeda polifolia, common name bog-rosemary, is a species of flowering plant in the heath family Ericaceae, native to northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere. The tiny individual bells are a winsome shade of pale pink. document.write(''); Your comments When moving rosemary from the patio, start earlier in the season when indoor temperatures and outdoor temperatures are similar. Add To My Plant List. Consider, for example, the bog rosemary (Andromedia polifolia) cultivar Blue Ice. Prune Andromeda Blue Ice â¦ google_color_link = "0000CC"; have a question that needs a personal response, please The flowers are bell-shaped and resemble those of its relatives pieris, heather and arbutus. 3 vols. We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston. Of course it grows in soggy, boggy soil, thus the word âbog â¦ iNaturalist Intensely-coloured golden leaves manage to hold their stunning attractiveness throughout the spring, summer and fall, turning deeper gold, then copper and finally deep red as the brilliant red berries appear. google_ad_type = "text_image"; document.write('