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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Common Name: Kinnikinnick, Common Bearberry Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is an slow-growing evergreen shrub with prostrate habit, very suitable as ground cover. It features reddish-gray, peeling bark and small, lustrous, dark green leaves that turns burgundy into the winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
sandy or rocky soil

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourPink
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread3-5' FragranceYes
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourGood Fall Colour Green
Soil MoistureDry Average Stem ColourRed
Hardiness2-8 BerriesYes
BC NativeYes

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