Vaccinium virgatum ‘Brightwell’
The Brightwell Blueberry plant is a variety of Rabbit-eye Blueberry, which perform well in the Southern United States due to their ability to withstand high heat and tolerate drought. The bushes are highly productive and grow vigorously while also being adaptable to most conditions. It has an upright growth habit that produces foliage and fruit vigorously with a height that can reach up to 10 feet! Flowering starts in late spring to early summer. Expect an abundance of ripe fruit in mid to late summer. Green foliage is prominent in the growing season, while fall gives way to a beautiful shade of red.
Type: USDA zone 7-9
Light: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water: Water regularly until established. Once established, water weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Moderate growth; reaches up to 6′-10′ tall and wide.