A close relative of the common Blueberry, Evergreen Huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum) is one of the most versatile and underused native plants in fruit gardens and edible landscaping. There are so many great attributes it's hard to know where to start in describing them. In the spring, the branches of are covered with clusters of pretty, bell-shaped, pinkish-white flowers. Following the flowers are colorful and delicious blue-black edible fruits that ripen in late summer having a sweet, fresh flavor for fresh eating or cooking or preserves. Also in spring, new leaves emerge in attractive, brilliant shades of copper to orange or red turning to a shiny deep green as they mature. Get all the details below!