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Feast Your Eyes On This – Pink Lemonade Blueberries


Peach Sorbet-foliage_220 With the summer heat just around the corner, stay cool and refreshed with the sweetest blueberry variety you’ve ever tasted–the Pink Lemonade Blueberry. As its name suggests, this hot pink colored blueberry is as delicious as it looks. A hardy bush with something for all seasons, the bright pink berries it produces offer unmatched visual appeal–and flavor! In the spring, soft pink, bell-shaped flowers adorn the bush for a vivid show of color. Next, green berries appear, slowly changing to a deep, bright pink as they ripen. The leaves–a smooth, waxy green during summer’s peak–give way to a golden yellow that eventually turns a fiery-orange in the fall.

pink-blueberry_220aIt’s a year round spectacle that results in a unique blueberry aptly named because of its resemblance to a glass of everyone’s favorite summer drink. In the cold season, the show continues with rich, mahogany-colored twigs and winter fruit that attract song birds and a host of wild life drawn to its beauty.

But by far the greatest asset of the Pink Lemonade Blueberry bush is the firm-bodied berries themselves. Their color alone makes them worthy of planting, as neighbors and passersby will wonder what they are–and especially–how they taste.

Peach Sorbet_220Mix them with typical blueberries to create a dessert that will be a feast the eyes as well as the pallet.

The bush’s diversity makes it well suited as an ornamental mixed among other perennials, in borders or beds. And if your desire is to plant a bush that yields berries that, well, taste like blueberries, fear not.

Aside from its delicious taste and incredible sweetness, if you closed your eyes you’d never know the difference.

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