Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) Add a culinary touch of elegance to your garden and table with this edible evergreen ground cover. Both the berries and leaves of this attractive plant have a refreshing mint flavor. Leaves can be chewed or used to make teas. The red berries have a milder wintergreen flavor that works well in salads and desserts. Includes: seed, reusable recycled US steel tin, ribbon hanger, directions. Tin 2" diam.