Kinnickinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

branching groundcover with small green leaves and small pink urn shaped flowers


Botanical name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Light: Full sun to full shade      Height: 2 – 8 inches

Water: moderate to low; drought tolerant in shade
Soil type: well-drained sandy to loamy organic

Evergreen groundcover with densely branching and trailing stems that form large mats; pale white to pink urn shaped flowers May to June and small red edible berries in fall; nice for covering logs and stones; our native species is fairly slow growing, but once established is a wonderful groundcover;

Pricecode: D

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