The bush is 3 to 4 feet (1 to 1.2 metres) tall, and produces 5 to 10 pounds (2 1/4 to 4 1/2 kg) of berries per bush that ripen over a 2 month period.
It needs 150 hours of cold weather during the winter, and is hardy as far north as Chicago.
The bush is mostly an evergreen one, with glossy leaves and pink blossoms in the spring. It is often grown as an ornamental and is self-fertile.
Sunshine Blue blueberries may need netting to protect the berries from birds.
Sunshine Blue blueberries were developed by Dr Arthur Elliott in Earleton, Florida (USA) and were released in 1979.
It is sometimes referred to as Sunshine Blue Dwarf.