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Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Arctostaphylos uva ursi Bearberry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
A hardy slow-growing prostrate plant with dark green leathery foliage and clusters of lantern shaped pink flowers occurring in spring followed by edible berries. Suitable for rockeries or banks and slopes. Performs best in full sun and will tolerate extended periods of dry.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Edible Garden, Embankment, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
TBA NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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