Arctostaphylus uva-ursi

Posted on April 8th, by bushnellryan in Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8. Comments Off on Arctostaphylus uva-ursi

Arctostaphylus uva-ursi


Grows to 1 foot and spreads 2 to 4 feet. A trailing evergreen shrub that makes a good ground cover. Small, dark-green, shiny leaves. White to pink flowers in spring, followed by red berries in late summer.  Red fall color.  Slow growth, but reliable once established.  Sun to partial sun.  Poor, sandy, acidic, dry soil.  Drought and salt tolerant.

Zones 3-8

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